Entry-Level Hardware Engineer Salary

An Entry-Level Hardware Engineer earns an average salary of $74,381 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are verilog and C++ Programming Language.

$57,402 - $111,472
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MEDIAN: $75,804
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$13.95 - $48.43
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MEDIAN: $30.37
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$57,402 - $111,472  
   
Bonus
$257.60 - $11,948  
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $15,081  
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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$54,846 - $117,439  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 404
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$13.95 - $48.43  
   
Overtime
$20.11 - $75.19  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$257.60 - $11,948  
   
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $15,081  
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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$54,846 - $117,439  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 43

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Key Stats for Hardware Engineer

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 51 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
13%
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Skills That Affect Hardware Engineer Salaries

▲24%


Test Engineering
▲6%

C++
▲3%

Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
▲3%

Verilog Vhdl
▲2%

Linux
▼0%

National Average
$77,000

Engineering Design
▼2%

Board Design / Debug
▼2%

Matlab
▼2%

C programming Language
▼4%

VHDL
▼4%

C
▼6%

Microsoft Word
▼7%

Microsoft Office
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 8%
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