Computer Hardware Architect Salary (United States)

A Computer Hardware Architect earns an average salary of $118,094 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are System Architecture and Engineering Design.
Computer Hardware Architect Total Pay (?
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$89,320 - $160,000
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National Salary Data

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$89,320 - $160,000  
   
Bonus
$250.00 - $31,492  
Profit Sharing
$5,950 - $9,826  
Total Pay (?
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$91,171 - $174,500  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 64
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Job Description for Computer Hardware Architect

  • Research, design, develop, and test computer or computer-related equipment.
  • Provide technical support to team members.
  • Define and coordinate corrective action changes.
  • Write documentation and test specifications.

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Santa Clara
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$124,000
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Portland
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Experience Affects Computer Hardware Architect Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 29%
National Average
$124,000
Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Computer Hardware Architect Salaries

System Architecture
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Engineering Design
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National Average
$124,000

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Gender

Female
23%
female alumni
 
Male
77%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 90%
vision benefits Vision: 87% employee benefits None: 2%
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