Hardware Design Engineer Salary

The average pay for a Hardware Design Engineer is $84,975 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$63,491 - $120,598
$63K
$84K
$120K
MEDIAN: $83,943
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$30.00 - $42.04
$34
MEDIAN: $34.03
50%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$0$120K
Salary $63,491 - $120,598
Bonus $1,100 - $15,534
Profit Sharing $290.87 - $12,458
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).
)
$64,063 - $120,188
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 100
Hourly Data $0$74
Hourly Rate $34.03
Overtime $74.11
Annual Data $0$120K
Bonus $1,100 - $15,534
Profit Sharing $290.87 - $12,458
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).
)
$64,063 - $120,188
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

Job Description for Hardware Design Engineer

Hardware design engineers are in charge of designing and modifying hardware products for their organization. They are responsible for creating effective designs that take all project requirements into account. In addition, one of their main responsibilities includes participating in the testing phase of hardware items to verify that all functions work as intended. Hardware design engineers supervise the hardware creation process to identify issues before release schedules, and they use their extensive knowledge in product and industrial design to meet hardware standards. Hardware design engineers must follow strict safety regulations to prevent issues once the hardware product has been launched. They minimize design flaws by testing the hardware products in a variety of environments and end users. In addition, they also validate the hardware design and functionality, and then coordinate with and manage suppliers/manufacturing partners to increase project value.

Read More...

Hardware Design Engineer Tasks

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

Common Career Paths for Hardware Design Engineer


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px

Hardware Design Engineer Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Hardware Design Engineer

Popular Skills for Hardware Design Engineer

Pay by Experience Level for Hardware Design Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Hardware Design Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Hardware Design Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 72 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Hardware Design Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 44 salaries. An experienced Hardware Design Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $94,000 based on 16 salaries. A Hardware Design Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $129,000 based on 5 salaries.

Related Job Salaries

Key Stats for Hardware Design Engineer

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%
ADVERTISEMENT
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Hardware Design Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲51%

▲10%

▲1%

National Average
$85,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Hardware Design Engineer Salaries

▲7%


National Average
$85,000


Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
▼4%


VHDL
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 8%
ADVERTISEMENT