How much does a Hardware Engineer II make in the United States? The average Hardware Engineer II salary in the United States is $92,784 as of September 25, 2023, but the range typically falls between $85,635 and $100,792. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Hardware Engineer II Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Hardware Engineer II Salary $79,125 US September 25, 2023
25th Percentile Hardware Engineer II Salary $85,635 US September 25, 2023
50th Percentile Hardware Engineer II Salary $92,784 US September 25, 2023
75th Percentile Hardware Engineer II Salary $100,792 US September 25, 2023
90th Percentile Hardware Engineer II Salary $108,082 US September 25, 2023
25% $85,635 10% $79,125 90% $108,082 75% $100,792 $92,784 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Job Description for Hardware Engineer II

Hardware Engineer II provides analysis related to the design, development, and implementation of hardware for products. Develops test strategies, devices, and systems. Being a Hardware Engineer II 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 II typically reports to a supervisor or manager. To be a Hardware Engineer II typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. Gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. (Copyright 2023 View full job description

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