$115k $115k
77k 77k
3.1% 3.1%
3.7/5 3.7/5
Bachelors Bachelors

How much does a Computer Hardware Engineer make in the United States?

Average Computer Hardware Engineer Hourly Wage in the United States

Computer Hardware Engineers earn a median hourly wage of $55.33. Hourly wages typically start from $32.15 and go up to $82.70.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Average Computer Hardware Engineer Yearly Salary in the United States

Computer Hardware Engineers earn a median salary of $115,080 per year. Salaries typically start from $66,870 and go up to $172,010.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Employment Type Mix

80%
Full-Time
20%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

3.4
SCORE
120
RATINGS
Computer Hardware Engineers average a score of 3.4 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Computer Hardware Engineers in the 87th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Computer Hardware Engineer Earnings by Seniority

Top End Computer Hardware Engineer Earnings

The highest earning Computer Hardware Engineers in the United States earn:

$82.70
an hour
$172,010
per year
Senior Computer Hardware Engineer Earnings

Senior Computer Hardware Engineers in the United States earn:

$70.24
an hour
$146,110
per year
Experienced Computer Hardware Engineer Earnings

Experienced Computer Hardware Engineers in the United States earn:

$55.33
an hour
$115,080
per year
Junior Computer Hardware Engineer Earnings

Junior Computer Hardware Engineers in the United States earn:

$42.45
an hour
$88,290
per year
Starting Computer Hardware Engineer Earnings

Starting Computer Hardware Engineers in the United States earn:

$32.15
an hour
$66,870
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Computer Hardware Engineer salary comparison

Computer Hardware Engineers earn more than 94% percent of Engineering careers. Computer Hardware Engineer salaries are in the top 88% of all careers in the United States.

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Computer Hardware Engineer Salary $115k
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Historical salary for Computer Hardware Engineers in the United States

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Computer Hardware Engineer salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in California $65.17 $135,560 # 1
Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in New Hampshire $56.59 $117,700 # 2
Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in Alaska $51.50 $107,120 # 3
Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in Virginia $57.59 $119,800 # 4
Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in Maryland $56.98 $118,520 # 5
Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in Colorado $55.54 $115,520 # 6
Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in District of Columbia $56.05 $116,590 # 7
Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in Texas $53.72 $111,750 # 8
Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in Massachusetts $52.57 $109,350 # 9
Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in Alabama $53.48 $111,230 # 10
Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in New York $52.56 $109,320 # 11
Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in Minnesota $49.57 $103,110 # 12
Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in Washington $51.26 $106,630 # 13
Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in Iowa $46.31 $96,330 # 14
Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in Utah $48.08 $100,000 # 15
Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in Oklahoma $52.32 $108,830 # 16
Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in Idaho $45.81 $95,290 # 17
Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in New Jersey $48.92 $101,760 # 18
Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in Arizona $50.33 $104,680 # 19
Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in Vermont $53.39 $111,050 # 20
Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in North Carolina $49.15 $102,230 # 21
Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in Connecticut $48.85 $101,610 # 22
Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in Missouri $46.03 $95,740 # 23
Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in Illinois $44.51 $92,580 # 24
Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in Rhode Island $45.94 $95,560 # 25
Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in Pennsylvania $45.97 $95,620 # 26
Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in Mississippi $41.78 $86,900 # 27
Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in Kansas $45.21 $94,030 # 28
Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in South Carolina $43.76 $91,020 # 29
Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in Florida $44.63 $92,830 # 30
Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in West Virginia $44.66 $92,890 # 31
Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in Tennessee $42.91 $89,250 # 32
Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in Ohio $44.23 $92,000 # 33
Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in Nevada $39.17 $81,470 # 34
Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in Georgia $44.41 $92,370 # 35
Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in Louisiana $42.28 $87,940 # 36
Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in Indiana $37.41 $77,810 # 37
Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in Hawaii $31.65 $65,830 # 38
Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in Nebraska $38.17 $79,390 # 39
Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in Wisconsin $34.72 $72,210 # 40
Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in Arkansas $33.11 $68,860 # 41
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
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