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How much does a Computer Hardware Engineer make in District of Columbia?

Average Computer Hardware Engineer Hourly Wage in District of Columbia

Computer Hardware Engineers earn a median hourly wage of $53.66. Hourly wages typically start from $31.21 and go up to $76.47.

Average Computer Hardware Engineer Yearly Salary in District of Columbia

Computer Hardware Engineers earn a median salary of $111,610 per year. Salaries typically start from $64,920 and go up to $159,050.

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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 District of Columbia earn:

$76.47
an hour
$159,050
per year
Senior Computer Hardware Engineer Earnings

Senior Computer Hardware Engineers in District of Columbia earn:

$60.94
an hour
$126,750
per year
Experienced Computer Hardware Engineer Earnings

Experienced Computer Hardware Engineers in District of Columbia earn:

$53.66
an hour
$111,610
per year
Junior Computer Hardware Engineer Earnings

Junior Computer Hardware Engineers in District of Columbia earn:

$41.73
an hour
$86,790
per year
Starting Computer Hardware Engineer Earnings

Starting Computer Hardware Engineers in District of Columbia earn:

$31.21
an hour
$64,920
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Computer Hardware Engineer salary comparison

Computer Hardware Engineers earn less than 56% percent of Engineering careers in District of Columbia. Computer Hardware Engineer salaries are in the top 94% of all careers in District of Columbia.

Nuclear Engineer Salary in District of Columbia $157k
Aerospace Engineer Salary in District of Columbia $132k
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in District of Columbia $115k
Computer Hardware Engineer Salary $113k
Electrical Engineer Salary in District of Columbia $105k
Environmental Engineer Salary in District of Columbia $99k
Civil Engineer Salary in District of Columbia $91k
Biomedical Engineer Salary in District of Columbia $74k
Ship Engineer Salary in District of Columbia $43k

Historical salary for Computer Hardware Engineers in District of Columbia

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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