Computer Hardware Engineers

7.2/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
4%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
1.5%
by 2030
WAGES
$119,560
or $57.48 hourly
VOLUME
64,710
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 4% (Totally Safe)

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What do you think the risk of automation is?

How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?

How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Computer Hardware Engineers' job openings is expected to rise 1.5% by 2030
'Computer Hardware Engineers' is expected to be a slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Computer Hardware Engineers' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Computer Hardware Engineers' was $119,560, or $57.48 hourly
'Computer Hardware Engineers' are paid 185.0% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 64,710 people employed as Computer Hardware Engineers.
This represents around 0.05% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

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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Comments

Daniel (No chance) says
I believe humans would never risk computers programming others as if one is wrong, all of them are.
Oct 19, 2020 at 03:20 PM

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