Computer hardware engineers are most often employed by the Computer Systems Design industry. The average yearly wage for Computer hardware engineers was $111,871 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Computer hardware engineers by wage are Other financial specialists, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Financial managers.
Computer hardware engineers are part of the Architecture & engineering occupations, along with Architects, except landscape and naval, Landscape architects, Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists, Aerospace engineers, Chemical engineers, and 16 more.
The top 3 locations that employ the most Computer hardware engineers are Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA, San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA, and Austin City (Northwest) PUMA, TX. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Computer hardware engineers are San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA, Austin City (Northwest) PUMA, TX, and Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA.