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Senior Hardware Design Engineer Salary

A Senior Hardware Design Engineer earns an average salary of $101,475 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are System Architecture and C++.
$77,677 - $139,891
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MEDIAN: $101,475
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$22.67 - $80.27
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MEDIAN: $54.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$77,677 - $139,891  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $18,566  
Profit Sharing
$1,027 - $10,122  
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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$79,296 - $146,369  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 589
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$22.67 - $80.27  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $18,566  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,027 - $10,122  
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).
)
$79,296 - $146,369  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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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 by Experience Level for Senior Hardware Design Engineer

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

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Experience Affects Senior Hardware Design Engineer Salaries



National Average
$106,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Senior Hardware Design Engineer Salaries

System Architecture
up arrow 14%

C++
up arrow 12%


Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
up arrow 4%

verilog
up arrow 4%

Board Design / Debug
up arrow 2%

System Integration
0%

C
0%

National Average
$106,000

Engineering Design
up arrow 4%




Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 126 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 76% employee benefits None: 2%