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Computer Hardware Engineering

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Computer Hardware Engineer

What is Computer Hardware Engineering?

Computer hardware engineers research, design, develop, and test computer systems and components such as processors, circuit boards, memory devices, networks, and routers. These engineers discover new directions in computer hardware, which generate rapid advances in computer technology.

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Computer Hardware Engineer

It’s all in the numbers. Choose your personal STEM path, and discover a multitude of possibilities. From certificate to doctorate and associate to graduate - learn more about creating your career in the world of STEM.

Total Jobs

768

Starting Salary

$70,824

Average

Median Salary

$107,093

Average

Experienced Salary

$155,024

Average

Jobs Added

-142

Last 3 Years

Expected Job Growth in DFW

11%

Next 3 Years | National: 4%

Computer Hardware Engineer Educational Pathway

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The academic requirements for specific STEM career tracks vary as much as the disciplines. For some fields, an advanced degree is a must, but for others, it depends on your career goals. Whatever your path, here is a summary of the degree options available to you along the way.

  • Required Education: four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not
  • Entry Level Degree: bachelor's degree
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    High School Endorsement

  • Associates

    Associate Degree

  • check Bachelors

    Bachelor's Degree Entry Level Degree

  • Masters

    Master's Degree

  • Doctorate

    Doctorate Degree

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