Senior Hardware Design Engineer in San Jose Salary

A Senior Hardware Design Engineer in San Jose, California earns an average salary of $129,279 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. A skill in System Architecture is associated with high pay for this job.

$111,726 - $161,683
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MEDIAN: $129,279
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$111,726 - $161,683  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $23,757  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,033  
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$119,285 - $171,642  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 41

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About San Jose, California

Santa Clara County, California
1,026,919
Male:
518,317 (50.5%)
Female:
508,602 (49.5%)
San Jose (/ˌsæn hoʊˈzeɪ/; Spanish for Saint Joseph), originally Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe and officially the City of San José, is the third-largest city by population in California, the tenth-largest by population in the United States, and the county seat of Santa Clara County. San Jose is the largest city within the Bay Area and the largest city in Northern California. Before the arrival of the Spanish, the area around San Jose was inhabited by the Ohlone people. San Jose was founded on November 29, 1777, as San José de Guadalupe, the first civilian town in the Spanish colony of Alta California. The city served as a farming community to support Spanish military installations at San Francisco and Monterey. When California gained statehood in 1850, San Jose became the capital. After more than 150 years as a small farming community, the San Jose area in the mid-20th century contained some of...
San Jose:
$91,451
California:
$64,500
$1,757
San Jose:
$717,100
California:
$449,100
4.1%

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Key Stats for Senior Hardware Design Engineer

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Senior Hardware Design Engineer Salaries

▲16%

Experienced
▼0%

National Average
$140,000

▼1%

Skills That Affect Senior Hardware Design Engineer Salaries

System Architecture
▲10%

C++
▲7%


C
▲3%

Project Management
▲3%


verilog
▼0%

National Average
$140,000

Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
▼2%

C programming Language
▼2%

System Integration
▼2%

Verilog Vhdl
▼14%

Simulation Program with Integrated Circuits Emphasis (SPICE)
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
no benefits
None:
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