Average Hardware Design Engineer with Engineering Design Skills Salary

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The average salary for a Hardware Design Engineer with Engineering Design skills is $82,948.
MEDIAN $82,948
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$65k - $118k
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$1k - $14k
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$66k - $126k

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Popular Skills for Hardware Design Engineer

Skills in Simulation Program with Integrated Circuits Emphasis (SPICE), Verilog VHDL, Digital 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.

Pay by Experience Level for Hardware Design Engineer

An entry-level Hardware Design Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $67,104 based on 13 salaries. An early career Hardware Design Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,467 based on 56 salaries. A mid-career Hardware Design Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,964 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Hardware Design Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,308 based on 18 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $97,500.

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Employees with Hardware Design Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 28.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Plymouth, Michigan (3.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Salt Lake City, Utah (15.9% less).

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