Average Mid-Career Hardware Design Engineer Salary

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The average salary for a Mid-Career Hardware Design Engineer is $92,662.
MEDIAN $92,662
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$74k - $131k
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$309 - $16k
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$73k - $137k

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Hardware Design Engineer
Senior Hardware Design Engineer
Senior Electrical Engineer
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Hardware Design Engineer

Skills in Simulation Program with Integrated Circuits Emphasis (SPICE), Digital Design and Verilog VHDL are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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. An experienced Hardware Design Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $106,757 based on 38 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $112,444.

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