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.
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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.Read More...
These designers work to create designs that are of the lowest-possible cost to the company, but also symbolize high quality. They are often given budgets that must be adhered-to at all times; the products must also adhere to all laws and regulations. The engineer will not only design products, but also aid in developing and debugging hardware; various tests and trials must be carried out in order to create optimal products. They will also aid in the distribution process.
The electronics hardware design engineer should be aware of all changes in the marketplace and what the competition is doing in order to design the best and most competitive products. Teamwork is also an important skill, as the engineer will often work on a team which combines staff within the company and outside parties to work on product design and development. These engineer often utilize computer design systems such as CAD in order to create products, as well.
Generally, a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field is required. This is a very specialized position which often requires many years of experience.
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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