Salary for
Hardware Engineer I in the United States

How much does a Hardware Engineer I earn in the United States? The average Hardware Engineer I salary in the United States is $70,121 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $62,615 and $76,571. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

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. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed.

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  1. This Job:

    Hardware Engineer I

    0 - 2 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

  2. Up a level:

    Hardware Engineer II

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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