Hardware Engineering Manager Salary

Men represent the vast majority of Hardware Engineering Managers in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $124K annually nationwide. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$106,562 - $159,434
MEDIAN: $124,474

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$106,562 - $159,434  
$1,000 - $29,753  
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$110,531 - $180,389  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 94
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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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Typical Hardware Engineering Managers report a focused set of job skills. Those who have experience with People Management, Project Management, and Engineering Design can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Engineering Design.

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Experience Affects Salaries

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Skills That Affect Salaries

People Management

National Average

Engineering Design
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Project Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.


6 %
94 %

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: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 80% employee benefits None: 2%