Late-Career Senior Hardware Design Engineers receive generous compensation — earning an average of $127K per year, their standard salaries shoot well into the six-figure range. Work is enjoyable for Late-Career Senior Hardware Design Engineers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$96,584 - $162,521
$97K
$130K
$160K
MEDIAN: $126,638
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$96,584 - $162,521  
   
Bonus
$1,932 - $30,913  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$97,838 - $181,755  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 64

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Key Stats for Senior Hardware Design Engineer

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
20 years or more
100%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Senior Hardware Design Engineer Salaries

System Architecture
up arrow 16%

Verilog Vhdl
up arrow 11%

Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
up arrow 7%

C programming Language
up arrow 3%

Board Design / Debug
up arrow 1%

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

National Average
$130,000

C++
up arrow 3%

verilog
up arrow 6%

Project Management
up arrow 6%

C
up arrow 7%

System Integration
up arrow 16%

Simulation Program with Integrated Circuits Emphasis (SPICE)
up arrow 19%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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