Information About Computer Hardware Engineers

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Training

Computer hardware engineers need bachelor's degree.

Degrees for Computer hardware engineers
Training for Computer Hardware Engineers
Percent
Less than High School 0.3
High School 6.3
Some College 12.0
Associates Degree 9.9
Bachelors Degree 43.2
Masters Degree 23.7
Doctorate or Professional Degree 4.7

Employment

Represents about 74,000 people in the United States- 1.3% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 2,000 more computer hardware engineers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 23,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, computer hardware engineers make $48.73 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Computer hardware engineers $30.00 $37.30 $47.40 $58.90 $70.90
Architecture and engineering occupations $19.00 $25.50 $34.60 $45.70 $57.80
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, computer hardware engineers make $101,360 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Computer hardware engineers $62,400 $77,630 $98,610 $122,700 $147,610
Architecture and engineering occupations $39,640 $53,220 $72,070 $95,230 $120,380
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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