How much does a Hardware Engineer I make in the United States? The average Hardware Engineer I salary in the United States is $72,323 as of July 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $64,581 and $78,972. 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. 

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Hardware Engineer I provides analysis related to the design, development, and implementation of hardware for products. Develops test strategies, devices, and systems. Being a Hardware Engineer I 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. Additionally, Hardware Engineer I typically reports to a supervisor or manager. To be a Hardware Engineer I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
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City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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+ 21.0%
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Skills associated with Hardware Engineer I: CAD Software, Hardware Development, Performance Analysis, Requirements Engineering/Analysis ...More

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