Hardware Design Engineer with Engineering Design Skills Salary

Hardware Design Engineers with Engineering Design skills take home approximately $82K annually on average. Total cash compensation to Hardware Design Engineers with Engineering Design skills approaches anywhere from $61K on the lower end to $127K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $10K from bonuses and upwards of $15K from profit sharing. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$60,513 - $114,674
(Median)
$61K
$82K
$110K
MEDIAN: $81,640
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Salary
$60,513 - $114,674  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,434  
Profit Sharing
$375.00 - $15,000  
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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$61,252 - $126,786  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 114
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Pay by Experience Level for Hardware Design Engineer

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


Hardware Design Engineers with Engineering Design skills who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. During the first five years of their careers, Hardware Design Engineers with Engineering Design skills see a median income of $78K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $84K. Between 10 and 20 years, pay surpasses six figures; at this stage, the average professional scores around $105K. Hardware Design Engineers with Engineering Design skills who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $126K.

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Experience Affects Hardware Design Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 46%

Experienced
up arrow 22%

National Average
$86,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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