Senior Hardware Design Engineer Salary

A Senior Hardware Design Engineer earns an average salary of $118,319 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$88,917 - $153,660
$89K
$120K
$150K
MEDIAN: $118,614
10%
50%
90%

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$44.22 - $76.28
$58
MEDIAN: $57.50
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$88,917 - $153,660  
   
Bonus
$1,957 - $20,624  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $17,754  
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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$91,383 - $163,214  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 281
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$57.50  
   
Overtime
$42.73  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,957 - $20,624  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $17,754  
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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$91,383 - $163,214  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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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

  • Define and coordinate corrective action changes.
  • Write documentation and test specifications.
  • Research, design, develop, and test computer or computer-related equipment.
  • Provide technical support to team members.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Hardware Design Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Senior Hardware Design Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Hardware Design Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $117,000 based on 37 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Hardware Design Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $119,000 based on 105 salaries. An experienced Senior Hardware Design Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $127,000 based on 109 salaries. A Senior Hardware Design Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $133,000 based on 64 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $124,164

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Key Stats for Senior Hardware Design Engineer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
28%
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Experience Affects Senior Hardware Design Engineer Salaries

▲7%

▲3%

National Average
$124,000

▼4%

▼6%

Skills That Affect Senior Hardware Design Engineer Salaries

▲8%




▲2%


Board Design / Debug
▼0%

C programming Language
▼0%

Matlab
▼0%

National Average
$124,000


C++
▼3%


C
▼5%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 6%
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