Compensation Manager

Website Onto Innovation

Onto Innovation is a leader in process control, combining global scale with an expanded portfolio of leading-edge technologies that include: 3D metrology spanning the chip from nanometer-scale transistors to micron-level die-interconnects; macro defect inspection of wafers and packages; metal interconnect composition; factory analytics; and lithography for advanced semiconductor packaging. Our breadth of offerings across the entire semiconductor value chain helps our customers solve their most difficult yield, device performance, quality, and reliability issues. Onto Innovation strives to optimize customers’ critical path of progress by making them smarter, faster and more efficient.

Job Summary & Responsibilities

  • Build collaborative relationships with Senior Leaders and HR team and provide consultative advice on compensation strategy and policy interpretation.
  • Research and analyze global market data and trends to create competitive programs for talent attraction and retention.
  • Evaluate and classify positions based on job responsibilities, required skills, and market data accuracy.
  • Design and administer incentive programs to drive performance and reward top performers, monitoring effectiveness for enhancements.
  • Support equity compensation plan design and manage annual equity budget in collaboration with stakeholders.
  • Analyze compensation data, generate reports, and present findings to senior leadership, driving program enhancements and operational excellence.
  • Leverage Workday compensation module and partner with the systems manager provide insight to optimize and configuration for selected modules.


  • Bachelor’s Degree required in related field including Finance/Accounting, Engineering, Information Systems, Human Resources, or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of compensation principles, including salary structures, incentive programs, and equity compensation plans.
  • Proven experience in conducting market analysis and utilizing market data to inform compensation decisions.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex data and provide actionable insights.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships with senior leadership and effectively communicate compensation strategies and recommendations.

Onto Innovation Inc. offers competitive salaries and a generous benefits package, including health/dental/vision/life/disability, PTO, 401K plan with employer match, and an Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP) along with health & wellness initiatives. We provide a collaborative working environment along with resources, and state-of-the-art tools & equipment to promote success; and a welcoming, inclusive corporate culture where individuals are recognized for their contributions.

Onto Innovation Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.

For positions requiring access to technical data, Onto Innovation Inc., Inc. may have to obtain export licensing approval from the U.S. Department of Commerce – Bureau of Industry and Security and/or the U.S. Department of State – Directorate of Defense Trade Controls. As such, applicants for this position – except US Citizens, US Permanent Residents, and protected individuals as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) – may have to go through an export licensing review process.

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