Semiconductor Processors

What Are The Training Requirements for Semiconductor Processors?

Semiconductor processors need an associate's degree and moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Semiconductor processors
Typical education of Semiconductor processors
Percent
Less than High School 20.1
High School 45.5
Some College 21.4
Associates Degree 6.3
Bachelors Degree 5.6
Masters Degree 0.9
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.2

What Is the Employment Outlook for Semiconductor Processors?

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 2,000 less semiconductor processors but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 5,000 more.

This career includes 25,000 people in the United States.

How Much Do Semiconductor Processors Make?

On average, semiconductor processors make $18.22 per hour or $37,890 per year in the United States.

What Is the Typical Hourly Income for Semiconductor Processors?

Hourly income for Semiconductor processors in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Semiconductor processors $12.42 $14.22 $17.15 $21.08 $25.74
Production occupations $9.96 $11.98 $15.93 $21.81 $28.99
Other production occupations $9.82 $11.60 $15.15 $20.21 $26.55
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

What Is the Typical Annual Salary for Semiconductor Processors?

Annual salary for Semiconductor processors in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Semiconductor processors $25,840 $29,580 $35,660 $43,840 $53,540
Production occupations $20,720 $24,920 $33,130 $45,360 $60,300
Other production occupations $20,420 $24,120 $31,520 $42,030 $55,220
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics