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How much does a Hardware Engineer make?

Updated Sep 20, 2021

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$113,470 /yr
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6,714 salaries

$83K

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$113K

Average

$155K

High

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The national average salary for Hardware Engineer is $113,470 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Hardware Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 6714 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Hardware Engineer employees.

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Qualcomm
4.2

Qualcomm

Hardware Engineer

$110,198

 /yr
Range: $93K - $149K
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$93K

$149K

$93,379 - $149,428 Range

Cisco Systems
4.3

Cisco Systems

Hardware Engineer

$144,900

 /yr
Range: $79K - $200K

$79K

$200K

$78,567 - $199,856 Range

Intel Corporation
4.2

Intel Corporation

Hardware Engineer

$123,999

 /yr
Range: $26K - $217K

$26K

$217K

$25,881 - $217,124 Range

NVIDIA
4.7

NVIDIA

Hardware Engineer

$134,089

 /yr
Range: $57K - $228K

$57K

$228K

$56,525 - $228,155 Range

Google
4.5

Google

Hardware Engineer

$150,282

 /yr
Range: $75K - $261K

$75K

$261K

$74,507 - $260,629 Range

Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Hardware Engineer

$138,555

 /yr
Range: $74K - $182K

$74K

$182K

$73,741 - $182,486 Range

Synapse Design
3.4

Synapse Design

Hardware Engineer

$102,419

 /yr
Range: $89K - $161K

$89K

$161K

$88,636 - $161,378 Range

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Apple
4.3

Apple

Hardware Engineer

$145,000

 /yr
Range: $67K - $205K

$67K

$205K

$66,727 - $205,439 Range

Oracle
3.7

Oracle

Hardware Engineer

$127,812

 /yr
Range: $62K - $162K

$62K

$162K

$61,632 - $162,380 Range

IBM
3.9

IBM

Hardware Engineer

$96,573

 /yr
Range: $78K - $143K

$78K

$143K

$78,333 - $142,664 Range

Synopsys
4.1

Synopsys

Hardware Engineer

$156,700

 /yr
Range: $136K - $179K

$136K

$179K

$135,623 - $179,276 Range

Lockheed Martin
4.2

Lockheed Martin

Hardware Engineer

$91,933

 /yr
Range: $70K - $135K

$70K

$135K

$69,633 - $135,138 Range

Larsen & Toubro
3.8

Larsen & Toubro

Hardware Engineer

$90,009

 /yr
Range: $63K - $135K

$63K

$135K

$62,771 - $134,558 Range

Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Hardware Engineer

$97,895

 /yr
Range: $76K - $129K

$76K

$129K

$76,204 - $128,754 Range

Patni Computer Systems
4.5

Patni Computer Systems

Hardware Engineer

$86,625

 /yr
Range: $52K - $118K

$52K

$118K

$51,909 - $117,735 Range

Broadcom
3.4

Broadcom

Hardware Engineer

$144,693

 /yr
Range: $100K - $197K

$100K

$197K

$99,668 - $196,855 Range

Hewlett-Packard
3.3

Hewlett-Packard

Hardware Engineer

$103,397

 /yr
Range: $68K - $169K

$68K

$169K

$68,406 - $169,102 Range

Juniper Networks
4

Juniper Networks

Hardware Engineer

$132,333

 /yr
Range: $108K - $169K

$108K

$169K

$108,300 - $168,503 Range

Teradyne
4.5

Teradyne

Hardware Engineer

$102,387

 /yr
Range: $80K - $154K

$80K

$154K

$79,518 - $153,810 Range

Facebook
4.3

Facebook

Hardware Engineer

$164,128

 /yr
Range: $118K - $215K

$118K

$215K

$118,008 - $215,249 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Hardware Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Hardware Engineer is $113,470 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Hardware Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 6714 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Hardware Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Hardware Engineer in United States is $155,140 per year.

The lowest salary for a Hardware Engineer in United States is $82,992 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent hardware engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$105,000
per year
A Graphics Hardware Engineer in the Sacramento, CA Area area reported making $105,000 per year
Additional Pay
$20k cash bonus
$5k stock bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Sacramento, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$78,000
per year
A Hardware Engineer in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $78,000 per year
Additional Pay
$3k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Phoenix, AZ Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$22
hourly
A Hardware in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $22 per hour
Job Highlights
Austin, TX Area area
Intern
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$73,200
per year
A Hardware Development Engineer in the Milwaukee, WI Area area reported making $73,200 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Milwaukee, WI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$105,000
per year
A Hardware Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $105,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$120,000
per year
A Hardware Engineer in the Sacramento, CA Area area reported making $120,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Sacramento, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$145,000
per year
A Hardware Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $145,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$17
hourly
A Hardware Engineer in the Jacksonville, FL Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Jacksonville, FL Area area
Self-Employed
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private