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After graduation, computer hardware engineering graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $130,746, while the bottom 20% make closer to $57,354. The median grad salary is $86,596.

Computer Hardware Engineering graduate salaries over time

The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in computer hardware engineering is $61,762, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $73,792.

This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:

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Wage Range Median Wage

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