Average Entry-Level Computer Hardware Engineer Salary

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The average salary for an Entry-Level Computer Hardware Engineer is $70,470.
MEDIAN $70,470
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$49k - $103k
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$49 - $20k
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$44k - $104k

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Job Description for Computer Hardware Engineer

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Popular Skills for Computer Hardware Engineer

Skills in Engineering Design and Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Board Design / Debug, C Programming Language and C++ Programming Language.

Pay by Experience Level for Computer Hardware Engineer

An early career Computer Hardware Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $76,113 based on 224 salaries. A mid-career Computer Hardware Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,797 based on 112 salaries. An experienced Computer Hardware Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $111,928 based on 91 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $105,000.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Computer Hardware Engineer in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 11.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Austin, Texas (10.0% more) and Los Angeles, California (5.0% more).

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