Computer hardware engineers are most often employed by the Computer Systems Design industry. The average yearly wage for Computer hardware engineers was $102,395 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Computer hardware engineers by wage are Computer network architects, Marketing & sales managers, and Electrical & electronics engineers.
Computer hardware engineers are part of the Architecture & engineering occupations, along with Architects, except naval, Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists, Aerospace engineers, Chemical engineers, Civil engineers, Computer hardware engineers, Electrical & electronics engineers, Environmental engineers, Biomedical & agricultural engineers, Industrial engineers, including health & safety, Marine engineers & naval architects, Materials engineers, Mechanical engineers, Petroleum, mining & geological engineers, including mining safety engineers, Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers, Drafters, Engineering technicians, except drafters, and Surveying & mapping technicians
The top 3 locations that employ the most Computer hardware engineers are San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA, Austin City (North) PUMA, TX, and Fremont City (East) PUMA, CA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Computer hardware engineers are Austin City (North) PUMA, TX, Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX, and San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA.