What does an Analog Design Engineer do?

Analog design engineers design, develop, and maintain analog electronic circuitry systems. They will often work closely with R&D (research and development) to collaborate on innovative approaches to electronics system design. These specialists perform measurements and testing to ensure the achieved performance meets target specifications. They plan and oversee all stages of product development and design, and also are often responsible for troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair.

Analog design engineers would typically have at least a master’s degree in electrical engineering, although many employers prefer candidates with a PhD in that area, often coupled with several years of professional experience involving hands-on experience with analog design tools. Expertise with analog building blocks, logic design skills, familiarity with system and behavioral modeling, or other specialized training and expertise are all advantages.

EducationGraduate Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.9 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
4.0 ★
Avg. Experience8+ years

Analog Design Engineer Salaries

Average Base Pay

£40,620 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Analog Design Engineer Career Path

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Intel CorporationIntel Corporation
Soc Analog Design Engineer
23 Feb 2021

“Management doesnt listen to concerns and the problems keep getting worse and not better.”

Eximius DesignEximius Design
Analog Design Engineer
13 Jun 2021

“Pay scale is not competitive”

Analog Design Engineer
12 May 2020

“work from home was great”

Microchip TechnologyMicrochip Technology
Analog Design Engineer II
17 Nov 2021

“Good work life balance;”

Analog DevicesAnalog Devices
Senior Analog Design Engineer
27 Apr 2020

“work life balance is good”

Analog Design Engineer
29 Dec 2020

“It is nice place to work”

Texas InstrumentsTexas Instruments
Analog Design Engineer
11 May 2021

“Salaries are good”

Intel CorporationIntel Corporation
Analog Engineer
17 Mar 2021

“Good work life balance”

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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of an analog design engineer

When working as an analog design engineer, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are PHD Engineering, Amplifiers, Floorplanning, ORCAD and Written Communication.

The most similar professions to analog design engineer are:
  • Design Engineer
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineer

The most common qualifications to become an analog design engineer is a minimum of a Graduate Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.