Technical Hierarchy: Intel Corporation (Job Grades in Intel)
Getting a job in an MNC is always the dream of aspiring new Engineers and developers. But oftentimes, the hierarchy and job positions mentioned in the Interview make them confused and they land on a position lower or higher to their capability.
Are you currently interviewed on Intel and don’t want to face the above situation? Then you’re in the right place. Here, in this article, you will get to know about the different job levels of Intel and their salary, duties, and other job benefits.
Are you interested? without further ado let’s start with a short introduction to Intel.
Intel Corporation is an American multinational corporation and tech company, which is the world’s largest semiconductor chip manufacturer by revenue. It supplies microprocessors for computer systems, Integrated circuits, graphics chips, and other embedded processors.
It has more than 131,900 employees (2022). As a leading Tech Giant, Intel has a wide variety of technical jobs and positions like Analog Engineer, API/Database Designer, CAD Engineer, Automation Engineer, CPU Architect, Hardware Engineer, etc…
All of them are mostly related to Software Engineering or related fields. Intel adopts Grade based Hierarchy Chain. Each grade consists of multiple jobs titles but all of them have similar organizational power/command, salary, and share similar features.
Let’s take a detailed look at the technical Hierarchy of the software Engineers on Intel.
Software Engineer Grade Levels: Intel Corporation
The Software Engineer and other technical positions are covered between Grade 5 – Grade 13 on Intel Organizational Hierarchy. Here are they –
Grade 5 – Software Engineer (Entry Level)
You can be hired as a Grade 5 Engineer without any experience directly after your graduation. This may vary from job to job.
The average year of experience for a Grade 5 Engineer is 0 – 2 Years. The Annual Average Salary of the Software Engineer (Entry Level) is $ 130K, which consists of a base salary of $ 106K, the Stock option of $ 14K, Bonus of $ 10K.
Grade 6 – Software Engineer
If you have done your master’s degree or with good work experience then you will be directly hired to the Grade 6 position. The responsibility and duties are the same as the previous one.
The average year of experience for a Grade 6 Engineer is 1 – 3 Years. The Annual Average Salary of the Software Engineer is $ 147K, which consists of a base salary of $ 123K, the Stock option of $ 12K, Bonus of $ 11K.
Grade 7 – Senior Software Engineer
After gaining enough experience you will be promoted to a Senior Software Engineer, who manages different projects. You can also be directly hired with your Ph.D. or Prior Work experience.
The average year of experience for a Grade 7 Engineer is 2 – 4 Years. The Annual Average Salary of the Senior Software Engineer is $ 182K, which consists of a base salary of $ 141K, the Stock option of $ 23K, Bonus of $ 19K.
Grade 8 – Staff Engineer
From this level, you will have exposure to the managerial side of the company. And you can also choose to move to the managerial side.
The average year of experience for a Grade 8 Engineer is 5- 6 Years. The Annual Average Salary of the Staff Engineer is $ 219K, which consists of a base salary of $ 159K, the Stock option of $ 34K, Bonus of $ 26K.
Grade 9 – Senior Staff Engineer
It is a position equal to tech lead or project manager. You will handle a team of developers to develop or create solutions.
The average year of experience for a Grade 9 Engineer is 7 – 8 Years. The Annual Average Salary of the Senior Staff Engineer is $ 275K, which consists of a base salary of $ 188K, the Stock option of $ 47K, Bonus of $ 40K.
Grade 10 – Principal Engineer
The principal engineer is the highest position that can be directly hired, however, it needs multiple qualifications. He is the one to whom every tech personnel reports.
The average year of experience for a Grade 10 Engineer is 12 – 13 Years. The Annual Average Salary of the Principal Engineer is $ 356K, which consists of a base salary of $ 219K, the Stock option of $ 63K, Bonus of $ 77K.
Grade 11 – Senior Principal Engineer
It is the senior level position of the previous one.
The average year of experience for a Grade 11 Engineer is 14 – 17 Years. The Annual Average Salary of the Senior Principal Engineer is $ 485K, which consists of a base salary of $ 270K, the Stock option of $ 134K, Bonus of $ 118K.
Grade 12 & 13
After Grade 11, comes the senior most level i.e. Grade 12 or a Fellow and Grade 13 or a Senior Fellow.
If you have any further questions please leave them in the comment section below.
***The salary packages are only indicative and may vary as per the rise and low of the demand.***
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