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How much does a Computer Hardware Engineer make in California?

Average Computer Hardware Engineer Hourly Wage in California

Computer Hardware Engineers earn a median hourly wage of $62.49. Hourly wages typically start from $39.00 and go up to $89.70.

Average Computer Hardware Engineer Yearly Salary in California

Computer Hardware Engineers earn a median salary of $129,990 per year. Salaries typically start from $81,120 and go up to $186,570.

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How to Become a Computer Hardware Engineer

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  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Catholic University of America | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
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Computer Hardware Engineer Earnings by Seniority

Top End Computer Hardware Engineer Earnings

The highest earning Computer Hardware Engineers in California earn:

$89.70
an hour
$186,570
per year
Senior Computer Hardware Engineer Earnings

Senior Computer Hardware Engineers in California earn:

$75.34
an hour
$156,720
per year
Experienced Computer Hardware Engineer Earnings

Experienced Computer Hardware Engineers in California earn:

$62.49
an hour
$129,990
per year
Junior Computer Hardware Engineer Earnings

Junior Computer Hardware Engineers in California earn:

$49.55
an hour
$103,050
per year
Starting Computer Hardware Engineer Earnings

Starting Computer Hardware Engineers in California earn:

$39.00
an hour
$81,120
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 in California. Computer Hardware Engineer salaries are in the top 94% of all careers in California.

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Historical salary for Computer Hardware Engineers in California

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

How to Become a Computer Hardware Engineer

Interested in becoming a Computer Hardware Engineer? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good computer hardware engineer? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Catholic University of America | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
  3. Get Hired

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