Computer Hardware Developer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$110,000
$91,000
Min 10%
$110,000
Median 50%
$133,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Microsoft
Highest Paying City
Belmont, CA
Highest Paying State
Nevada
Average Experience Level
2.5 years
How much does a computer hardware developer make?
The national average salary for a Computer Hardware Developer in the U.S. is $110,379 annually or $53.07 hourly. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 42,000. The top 10 percent earn over $133,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $91,000 annually. Technology companies and Professional companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. States with the highest Computer Hardware Developer salaries include Nevada, California, Washington, Alaska, and Maryland. Most Computer Hardware Developers spend 2.5 years in the position.
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Average Computer Hardware Developer Salary By Location

As a Computer Hardware Developer in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $110,379 per year or $53.07 per hour. Computer Hardware Developers make the most in Belmont, CA at about $124,418 per year. The average starting salary in Belmont, CA for Computer Hardware Developers is $92,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Computer Hardware Developer salaries are Nevada, California, Washington, Alaska, and Maryland. Wyoming, South Dakota, Ohio, Florida, and Wisconsin have the lowest reported salaries for Computer Hardware Developers.

Map of Computer Hardware Developer Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Computer Hardware Developers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Computer Hardware Developer Salary By Company

Computer Hardware Developers can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for Computer Hardware Developers are in Technology companies and Professional companies. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Computer Hardware Developers are Microsoft and Apple. Companies like NetSuite and MATLAB also pay high salaries to their Computer Hardware Developers.
Company
Average Salary
$128,946
$129k
$127,648
$128k
$113,601
$114k
$106,989
$107k
$94,221
$94k
$87,108
$87k

Computer Hardware Developer Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Computer Hardware Developer Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Computer Hardware Developer can range from $79,325 to $141,684 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Computer Hardware Developer Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Computational Science Developer
08/30/2019
$56,375
Infosoft Inc.
Computer Hardware Developer
08/29/2019
$110,611
Oracle America, Inc.
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08/13/2019
$130,911
Oracle America, Inc.
Hardware Developer
06/28/2019
$135,300
Oracle America, Inc.
Hardware Developer
04/01/2019
$131,691
IBM Corporation
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03/18/2019
$130,000
Oracle America, Inc.
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03/10/2019
$157,002
Conex Digital LLC
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03/06/2019
$130,000
Oracle America, Inc.
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03/04/2019
$123,552
Rambus Inc.
Smts-Hardware Development
03/01/2019
$129,563
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