The average pay for a Senior Hardware Design Engineer is $99,775 per year.
Senior Hardware Design Engineer Total Pay (?
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$77,344 - $137,946
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MEDIAN: $99,775
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Senior Hardware Design Engineer Total Pay (?
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$29.36 - $79.46
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MEDIAN: $55.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$77,344 - $137,946  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,559  
Profit Sharing
$1,391 - $10,342  
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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$78,706 - $144,595  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 619
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$29.36 - $79.46  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $57.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,559  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,391 - $10,342  
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).
)
$78,706 - $144,595  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 619
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Job Description for Senior Hardware Design Engineer
A senior hardware design engineer is an integral part of a manufacturing company's research and development team. The senior hardware design engineer uses advanced knowledge of circuitry and physics to develop new hardware designs that meet requirements set by management or by a client.
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Senior Hardware Design Engineer Tasks
  • Research, design, develop, and test computer or computer-related equipment.
  • Provide technical support to team members.
  • Define and coordinate corrective action changes.
  • Write documentation and test specifications.
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Pay Difference By Location
Cupertino
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Santa Clara
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Sunnyvale
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Austin
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$104,000
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Experience Affects Senior Hardware Design Engineer Salaries

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$104,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Senior Hardware Design Engineer Salaries

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Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
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National Average
$104,000
Board Design / Debug
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C
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Engineering Design
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Simulation Program with Integrated Circuits Emphasis (SPICE)
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System Integration
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Gender
Female
7%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
22%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 2%
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