A Hardware Engineer earns an average salary of C$68,052 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. A skill in VHDL is associated with high pay for this job.

C$52,753 - C$97,410
C$53K
C$68K
C$97K
MEDIAN: C$68,339
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50%
90%
C$20.13 - C$40.55
C$20
C$26
C$41
MEDIAN: C$25.64
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50%
90%
C$0C$98K
Salary C$52,753 - C$97,410
Bonus C$0.00 - C$7,397
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$11,745
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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C$52,735 - C$98,352
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 133
Hourly Data C$0C$40
Hourly Rate C$20.13 - C$40.55
Annual Data C$0C$98K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$7,397
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$11,745
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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C$52,735 - C$98,352
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

Job Description for Hardware Engineer

Hardware engineers are responsible for designing computer hardware for their company. They participate in every aspect of product development, including concept creation, prototype design, product development, and testing. One of their main duties includes proposing architecture and design execution. They also participate in validation tasks after a prototype has been created, performing careful analysis to identify hardware issues and suggest changes to the development team. Hardware engineers generally report their progress to the hardware leader in their department.

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Hardware 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.

Hardware Engineer Pay By Employer

$0$163K

$126,598

$88,989

$89,671

Qualcomm Inc
16 profiles
$98,028

$76,964

$74,152

Google, Inc.
11 profiles
$122,789

$79,699

$78,985

$76,017

Hardware Engineer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Hardware Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Hardware Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Hardware Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$60,000 based on 24 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Hardware Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$80,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Hardware Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$81,000 based on 9 salaries. A Hardware Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$76,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$68,316

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Key Stats for Hardware Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Hardware Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲19%

▲17%

Late-Career
▲12%

National Average
C$68,000

Entry-Level
▼12%

Skills That Affect Hardware Engineer Salaries

VHDL
▲9%

Board Design / Debug
▲1%

National Average
C$68,000

Engineering Design
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 14%