A Senior Hardware Design Engineer earns an average salary of $115,598 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$88,050 - $146,589
(Median)
$88K
$120K
$150K
MEDIAN: $115,598
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$45.78 - $73.70
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$61
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MEDIAN: $60
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$88,050 - $146,589  
   
Bonus
$1,924 - $19,690  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,137  
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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$89,881 - $154,282  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 280
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$60.98  
   
Overtime
$42.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,924 - $19,690  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,137  
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).
)
$89,881 - $154,282  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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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

National Average: $120,948

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Experience Affects Senior Hardware Design Engineer Salaries



National Average
$121,000



Skills That Affect Senior Hardware Design Engineer Salaries

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Matlab
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Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
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System Architecture
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Verilog Vhdl
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C programming Language
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C++
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National Average
$121,000

Microsoft Office
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Engineering Design
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Board Design / Debug
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C
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System Integration
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C++ Programming Language
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 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: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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