Average Experienced Hardware Design Engineer Salary

$106,757
Avg. Salary
$5,500
Bonus
$5,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Experienced Hardware Design Engineer is $106,757.
10%
$71k
10%
$107k
50%
$153k
90%
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MEDIAN $106,757
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Salary
$71k - $153k
Bonus
$1k - $21k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $8k
Total Pay
$70k - $162k

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Job Description for Hardware Design Engineer

Career Paths

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Hardware Design Engineer
Senior Hardware Design Engineer
Senior Electrical Engineer
Hardware Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Hardware Design Engineer

Skills in Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Simulation Program with Integrated Circuits Emphasis (SPICE), Engineering Design and 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 $70,862 based on 18 salaries. An early career Hardware Design Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,780 based on 111 salaries. A mid-career Hardware Design Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,662 based on 66 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $112,444.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 214 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.4%
Early Career
51.9%
Mid Career
30.8%
Late Career
8.9%

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