Hardware Engineer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$96,000
$75,000
$96,000
$124,000
Hardware Engineers in the United States make an average salary of $96,911 per year or $46.59 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $75,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $124,000. If you like following the crowd, Technology and Manufacturing companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out Technology, Telecommunication, and Manufacturing companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. Washington, California, Nevada, Alaska, and Rhode Island provide the highest Hardware Engineer salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Redmond, WA
$107,779
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Map of Hardware Engineer Salaries

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

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Average Hardware Engineer Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Washington, California and Nevada, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for Hardware Engineers. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are North Carolina, South Carolina, and Ohio.

Average Hardware Engineer Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a Hardware Engineer, working for Microsoft or Google might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Apple and Symantec report highly competitive salaries for Hardware Engineers.
Company
Average Salary
$136,025
$136k
$135,999
$136k
$126,728
$127k
$123,499
$123k
$120,594
$121k
$116,767
$117k
$114,784
$115k

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Hardware Engineer Salary History

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Hardware Engineer Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Hardware Engineer can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation 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 Hardware Engineer Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Hardware Engineer IV
Hardware Engineer IV
06/19/2020
06/19/2020
$146,090
$146,090
06/19/2020
Hardware Engineer
Hardware Engineer
05/28/2020
05/28/2020
$68,871
$68,871
05/28/2020
Hardware Engineer L
Hardware Engineer L
04/28/2020
04/28/2020
$93,915
$93,915
04/28/2020
Cloud Hardware Engineer
Cloud Hardware Engineer
03/24/2020
03/24/2020
$93,915
$93,915
03/24/2020
Hardware Engineer III
Hardware Engineer III
03/13/2020
03/13/2020
$104,350
$104,350
03/13/2020
Hardware Engineer (HWI)
Hardware Engineer (HWI)
03/06/2020
03/06/2020
$151,245
$151,245
03/06/2020
Hardware Engineer III
Hardware Engineer III
03/03/2020
03/03/2020
$135,655
$135,655
03/03/2020
Hardware Engineer
Hardware Engineer
03/01/2020
03/01/2020
$150,000
$150,000
03/01/2020
Craft
Craft
Hardware Engineer
Hardware Engineer
Hardware Engineer
03/01/2020
03/01/2020
$85,000
$85,000
03/01/2020
Modis
Modis
Hardware Engineer III
Hardware Engineer III
Hardware Engineer III
02/27/2020
02/27/2020
$129,394
$129,394
02/27/2020