Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Verilog - VHDL
Design Professional

United States Location

United States of America
Metropolitan Areas

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Salary Average


Experience Requirement

5 Years and 2 Months

Raise +1 Year

$2,652 at 2.70%

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 5 Years & 2 Months: $98,285 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $84,963 & $111,608; and, 5% of Jobs top $130,785.

Number of Jobs :

Most Jobs are available closest to the Salary Average.

Fewer Jobs are available at Lower and Higher Salaries.

Salary End Points :

$15,080 = minimum wage annual salary in the USA.

$187,699 = annual salary for the highest paying IT Job in the USA at the Top 2.5% Experience and Top 2.5% Salary.

Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $137,017
5% $130,785
10% $123,603
25% $111,608
33% $106,793
50% $98,285
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
Number of all Jobs at 5 Years and 2 Months Experience.

Salary Range and Jobs

Percentage of Jobs within Salary Lows and Highs
Percent of Job Market Salary Range
Low Salary High Salary
10% $95,803 $100,767
25% $91,992 $104,579
33% $89,778 $106,793
50% $84,963 $111,608
67% $79,175 $117,395
95% $59,553 $137,017
Salary Average =


Mid Point between each Low/High pair.

Percent of Job Market =

Number of Jobs with Salary between Low/High pair
Number of all Jobs at 5 Years and 2 Months Experience.

= and

Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
4 Years and 2 Months $95,162 $3,123 at 3.28%
5 Years and 2 Months $98,285 $2,652 at 2.70%
6 Years and 2 Months $100,938 $2,305 at 2.28%

About Salary and Experience

Salary by Year :

Salary is lowest at entry level, increases rapidly with the first years of experience and approaches a ceiling as experience matures.

Salary and Experience Range :

Salary average rises with experience: $81,752 at the low experience of 1 Year and 5 Months; $99,661 at the average experience of 5 Years and 8 Months; and, $108,230 at the top experience of 9 Years and 10 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

11 Years and 1 Month = Top 2.5% Experience in the IT Job with the highest required experience in the USA.

Salary and Experience Range

95% of Jobs require Experience between the Low and Top



This position involves the design of application-specific integrated circuits (ASIC) utilizing a hardware description language (HDL) with a focus on schematic planning, system simulation, timing analysis, product verification and/or field-programmable gate arrays (FPGA).


The qualifications of this information technology Job:
Hardware Design,
Application-Specific Integrated Circuits (ASIC), Field-Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA), Hardware Description Language (HDL), Very-high-speed-integrated-circuit Hardware Description Language (VHDL) or Verilog;
Analyst, Architect, Designer, Developer or Engineer.


A+ Skills
Additional IT skills and US Cities requested in some job descriptions:
8% of job descriptions,
Project Leader, Project Manager, Supervisor, Team Leader or Technical Lead;
Graduate Degree,
35% of job descriptions,
Master of Science in Computer Engineering, Master of Science in Computer Science, Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, MA/MS in Information Technology, MA/MS in Information Science, Master of Arts Degree, Master of Science Degree or Ph.D.;
34% of job descriptions;
27% of job descriptions;
16% of job descriptions;
11% of job descriptions;
7% of job descriptions;
Communications Equipment,
15% of job descriptions;
Security Clearance,
11% of job descriptions;
San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, CA,
40% of jobs;
Los Angeles-Riverside-Orange County, CA,
24% of jobs;
Washington-Baltimore, DC-MD-VA-WV,
7% of jobs.


United States of America