Hardware Engineer I Salaries in San Jose, CA

Alternate Job Titles: Hardware Engineer I, Entry Level Hardware Engineer

What is the average Hardware Engineer I salary for San Jose, CA?

The salary for someone with the job title Hardware Engineer I in San Jose, CA varies depending on a number of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at employers of all sizes and industries on Hardware Engineer I salaries to construct a range which describes the distribution of salaries for people with the job title Hardware Engineer I in San Jose, CA.

Categories:  Engineering, Entry Level, IT -- All, IT -- Computers, Hardware

Similar Job Titles:  Hardware Engineer III, Hardware Engineer IV, Hardware Engineering Manager, Hardware Engineer II, Hardware Engineer V, Systems Engineer I, Integration Engineer I, Engineer I, Facilities Engineer I

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Hardware Engineer I in San Jose, CA that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Hardware Engineer I in San Jose are expected to make less than the median.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2015

Median $72,412
  • 10%$54,099
  • 25%$62,827
  • 75%$83,025
  • 90%$92,688

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Job Description for Hardware Engineer I

Provides analysis related to the design, development, and implementation of hardware for products. Develops test strategies, devices, and systems. Performs stress and performance tests on a variety of computer hardware including circuit boards, processors and wiring. May require a bachelor's degree in area of specialty and 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. View full job description

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