Late-Career Senior Hardware Design Engineer Salary

Late-Career Senior Hardware Design Engineers can expect to earn a very generous salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $124K) surpassing six figures annually. For the most part, Late-Career Senior Hardware Design Engineers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$95,135 - $162,067
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$120K
$160K
MEDIAN: $124,462
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$0$180K
Salary $95,135 - $162,067
Bonus $1,996 - $30,622
Profit Sharing $10,000
Commission $28,000
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$97,632 - $180,236
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 62

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $132,253

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Late-Career Senior Hardware Design Engineers in San Jose enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 23 percent above the national average. Late-Career Senior Hardware Design Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Santa Clara (+7 percent).

Key Stats for Senior Hardware Design Engineer

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Senior Hardware Design Engineer Salaries

System Architecture
▲16%

C programming Language
▲10%

Verilog Vhdl
▲9%

Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
▲6%

Engineering Design
▲2%

Board Design / Debug
▼0%

National Average
$132,000

C++
▼5%

Project Management
▼7%

Microsoft Office
▼7%

C
▼8%

verilog
▼10%

System Integration
▼18%

Simulation Program with Integrated Circuits Emphasis (SPICE)
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
98 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 7%
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