A Computer Hardware Architect earns an average salary of $115,758 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Computer Hardware Architect Total Pay (?
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$87,599 - $139,722
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$87,599 - $139,722  
   
Bonus
$489.36 - $31,492  
Profit Sharing
$5,139 - $8,844  
Total Pay (?
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$90,868 - $169,462  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 62
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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.
Pay Difference By Location
Santa Clara
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Austin
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National Average
$121,000
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Experience Affects Computer Hardware Architect Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%
National Average
$121,000
Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Gender
Female
21%
female alumni
 
Male
79%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 90%
vision benefits Vision: 85% employee benefits None: 2%
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