$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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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

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