Electronics Hardware Design Engineer Salary

Electronics Hardware Design Engineers in the United States take home approximately $84K annually on average. Most Electronics Hardware Design Engineers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just under one in three lack any form of coverage — but the greater part have medical insurance, and just over two-fifths have dental, too. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$51,064 - $123,442
$51K
$84K
$120K
MEDIAN: $83,901
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50%
90%

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$20.35 - $38.32
$25
MEDIAN: $24.97
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$51,064 - $123,442  
   
Bonus
$5,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,750  
Total Pay (?
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$44,737 - $120,672  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$24.97  
   
Overtime
$41.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$5,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,750  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$44,737 - $120,672  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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Job Description for Electronics Hardware Design Engineer

An electronics hardware design engineer works for an electronics-manufacturing company by conducting research of what consumers need and want and designing cost-effective, efficient hardware that will be implemented into various types of electronics.

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Electronics Hardware Design Engineer Tasks

  • Design, maintain, and install hardware and its interfaces.
  • Test and lay out systems and hardware, ensuring performance.
  • Interact with, troubleshoot problems, and train operators of hardware.

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Pay by Experience Level for Electronics Hardware Design Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $72K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $82K. Electronics Hardware Design Engineers bring in $79K after working for 10 to 20 years. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $121K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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Key Stats for Electronics Hardware Design Engineer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Electronics Hardware Design Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲50%

▲1%

National Average
$81,000

▼2%

▼11%

Skills That Affect Electronics Hardware Design Engineer Salaries

National Average
$81,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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