Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Hardware Engineer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$112,592 / yrTotal Pay
$88,433 / yrBase Pay
$24,158 / yrAdditional Pay

$112,592

 / yr
$66K$261K
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Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Hardware Engineer is $112,592 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $88,433 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $24,158 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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What are some related job titles for Hardware Engineer?

Some related job titles are FPGA Salaries with median pay of $89,577, Electrical Engineer Salaries with median pay of $101,755, Electrical Hardware Design Engineer Salaries with median pay of $111,704, Hardware Engineering Manager Salaries with median pay of $153,921.

What are total pay estimates for a Hardware Engineer at different companies?

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Qualcomm
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Hardware EngineerSee 2,158 salaries from all locations30 open jobs

$114,743

 / yr

$131,576

 / yr

$117,980

 / yr

$143,258

 / yr

$140,727

 / yr

$139,820

 / yr

$126,560

 / yr

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$101,055

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$112,959

 / yr

$126,237

 / yr

$131,537

 / yr

$103,051

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$110,684

 / yr

$87,625

 / yr

$101,938

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$143,259

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$111,791

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$118,316

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What is the pay outlook for Engineering?

Engineering jobs are in high demand with workers receiving generous compensation packages and bonuses. Engineering offers ample opportunity for growth and development with transferable skills across an array of fields from software, supply chain and logistics to aerospace. Most roles require at least a bachelor’s degree. To remain competitive, job-seekers should consider specialization or skill-specific programs such as coding boot-camps or certifications.

Recent hardware engineer Salaries

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Basic Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Hardware Engineer

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$142,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Hardware Engineer

United States of America

 | <1 year

$100,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

<1 year
Yesterday
Hardware Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$95,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Hardware Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$80,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Hardware Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$110,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Ink Technician

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$22

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Hardware Development Engineer

United States of America

 | <1 year

$32

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

<1 year
Yesterday
Hardware Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$153,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Hardware Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$79,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago

Hardware Engineer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Hardware Engineer is $88,433 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Hardware Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 7654 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Hardware Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Hardware Engineer in United States is $126,968 per year.

The lowest salary for a Hardware Engineer in United States is $61,594 per year.

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