Computer hardware engineers are most often employed by the Computer Systems Design industry. The average yearly wage for Computer hardware engineers was $113,160 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Computer hardware engineers by wage are Chemical engineers, Other financial specialists, and Financial analysts.
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 Sunnyvale & San Jose (North) Cities PUMA, CA, Fremont City (East) PUMA, CA, and San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Computer hardware engineers are Sunnyvale & San Jose (North) Cities PUMA, CA, Fremont City (East) PUMA, CA, and Castle Rock Town PUMA, CO.