Computer Hardware Engineers
Minimal Risk (0-20%): Occupations in this category have a low probability of being automated, as they typically demand complex problem-solving, creativity, strong interpersonal skills, and a high degree of manual dexterity. These jobs often involve intricate hand movements and precise coordination, making it difficult for machines to replicate the required tasks.
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Our visitors have voted that there is a small chance this occupation will be replaced. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 19% chance of automation.
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The number of 'Computer Hardware Engineers' job openings is expected to rise 4.8% by 2031
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Computer Hardware Engineers' was $132,360, or $63.63 per hour
'Computer Hardware Engineers' were paid 185.8% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
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As of 2022 there were 74,640 people employed as Computer Hardware Engineers within the United States.
This represents around 0.05% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 1 thousand people are employed as Computer Hardware Engineers.
Research, design, develop, or test computer or computer-related equipment for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific use. May supervise the manufacturing and installation of computer or computer-related equipment and components.
SOC Code: 17-2061.00
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