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Hardware Engineering Manager Salary

Hardware Engineering Managers in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $125K per year. Most Hardware Engineering Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$105,634 - $168,196
MEDIAN: $124,703

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$105,634 - $168,196  
$1,007 - $30,100  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $18,000  
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).
$109,794 - $185,971  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 84

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Job Description for Hardware Engineering Manager

  • Motivate, lead, and troubleshoot for a team of engineers..
  • Set project schedules and goals, identifying issues and risks.
  • Design hardware, select materials, and write requirements and procedure documentation.

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Popular Skills for Hardware Engineering Manager

Hardware Engineering Managers report a narrow range of specific skills. Those who have experience with People Management, Project Management, and Engineering Design can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that pay less than market rate include Engineering Design. Most people familiar with Engineering Design also know Project Management.

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Experience Affects Hardware Engineering Manager Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Hardware Engineering Manager Salaries

People Management

National Average

Project Management
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Engineering Design
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Job Satisfaction

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


7 %
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 82% employee benefits None: 3%