Salaries//Los Angeles, CA//Hardware Engineer

Hardware Engineer salary in Los Angeles, CA

Average Base Salary in Los Angeles, CA

$149,950
$17,663
Additional Cash Compensation
$167,613
Total Compensation
Median: 155,000
Min: $116K
Max: $200K

How Much Does a Hardware Engineer Make in Los Angeles, CA?

The average salary for a Hardware Engineer in Los Angeles, CA is $149,950. The average additional cash compensation for a Hardware Engineer in Los Angeles, CA is $17,663. The average total compensation for a Hardware Engineer in Los Angeles, CA is $167,613. Hardware Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Hardware Engineer employees in Los Angeles, CA.

Hardware Engineer
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best-paying cities for Hardware Engineer

The metropolitan areas that pay the highest salaries for software engineers are San Francisco, Chicago, Remote, Colorado and Charleston.
City NameAverage SalaryCompared to National Average
San Francisco, CA$165,460
+ 18% (135,849)
Chicago, IL$159,850
+ 15% (135,849)
Remote$158,817
+ 14% (135,849)
Colorado, CO$154,508
+ 12% (135,849)
Charleston, SC$152,500
+ 11% (135,849)
Charlotte, NC$152,500
+ 11% (135,849)
Birmingham, AL$152,500
+ 11% (135,849)
Orange County$150,000
+ 9% (135,849)
Los Angeles, CA$149,900
+ 9% (135,849)
Washington DC$146,583
+ 7% (135,849)

Hardware Engineer Salary by gender

The average Hardware Engineer salary for women is $168,750 and the average Hardware Engineer salary for men is $146,523.

Hardware Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Hardware Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $184,333. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $92,500.

Hardware Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Hardware Engineer salary in Los Angeles, CA is between $150k - $160k.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Los Angeles, CA

Job TitleAverage SalarySalary Range
Implementation Specialist$73,415
Min: $49K
Max: $128K
QA Analyst$73,771
Min: $48K
Max: $142K
Senior Systems Engineer$82,000
Min: $82K
Max: $82K
Junior Software Engineer$89,622
Min: $66K
Max: $123K
Software Test Engineer$99,638
Min: $62K
Max: $164K
QA Engineer$103,840
Min: $71K
Max: $163K
Front End Developer$104,091
Min: $64K
Max: $180K
Automation Engineer$107,589
Min: $79K
Max: $148K
Sales Engineer$109,964
Min: $73K
Max: $170K
iOS Developer$120,945
Min: $83K
Max: $163K
Systems Engineer$121,250
Min: $83K
Max: $173K
Salesforce Developer$121,844
Min: $75K
Max: $167K
Android Developer$124,307
Min: $103K
Max: $170K
Security Engineer$125,608
Min: $105K
Max: $170K
Data Engineer$126,757
Min: $75K
Max: $192K
Game Developer$134,500
Min: $135K
Max: $135K
DevOps Engineer$138,433
Min: $106K
Max: $215K
Senior Software Developer$140,000
Min: $140K
Max: $140K
QA Manager$140,400
Min: $119K
Max: $170K
Site Reliability Engineer$142,000
Min: $110K
Max: $190K
Full Stack Developer$142,838
Min: $119K
Max: $160K
Business Intelligence Developer$145,000
Min: $145K
Max: $145K
Data Architect$146,420
Min: $107K
Max: $215K
Database Administrator$148,042
Min: $139K
Max: $156K
Hardware Engineer$149,950
Min: $116K
Max: $200K
Software Engineer$150,776
Min: $98K
Max: $218K
Senior Software Engineer$154,273
Min: $105K
Max: $265K
Aerospace Engineer$158,159
Min: $103K
Max: $196K
Python Developer$160,000
Min: $160K
Max: $160K
IT Engineer$160,000
Min: $160K
Max: $160K
Lead Software Engineer$162,393
Min: $128K
Max: $216K
Senior Data Engineer$163,360
Min: $146K
Max: $174K
App Developer$163,500
Min: $164K
Max: $164K
Engineering Manager$164,068
Min: $116K
Max: $248K
Cloud Engineer$165,382
Min: $158K
Max: $173K
Software Developer$166,412
Min: $146K
Max: $200K
Director of Software Engineering$176,746
Min: $127K
Max: $233K
Principal Software Engineer$180,768
Min: $129K
Max: $275K
Data Engineering Manager$191,375
Min: $166K
Max: $250K
Machine Learning Engineer$197,450
Min: $160K
Max: $285K
Design Engineer$200,000
Min: $200K
Max: $200K
Cloud Security Engineer$202,000
Min: $202K
Max: $202K
Vice President of Engineering$209,607
Min: $180K
Max: $300K
Cybersecurity Engineer$238,667
Min: $187K
Max: $333K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer)$247,934
Min: $160K
Max: $433K
CIO (Chief Information Officer)$267,688
Min: $244K
Max: $325K

FAQ

Q:

What does a hardware engineer do?

A.
Hardware engineers design, build and test all hardware components of computers and related devices including circuit boards and processors, computer routers, gaming consoles, mobile devices as well as Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices.
Q:

How to become a hardware engineer?

A.
Hardware engineer candidates are expected to have a bachelor’s degree from an ABET-accredited institution in computer engineering, electrical engineering, IT or a similar field. Candidates require several years of experience in hardware, network, PCB and/or computer system design before entering a hardware engineer role. Knowledge in the areas of EDA and PCB tools, scripting languages (Bash, MATLAB, Perl, PHP, Python), IT systems, and product development are also recommended.
Q:

How much does a hardware engineer make?

A.

The salary range for a hardware engineer is $76K-$253K. The average salary for a Hardware Engineer in Los Angeles, CA is $149,950.

Career Info

Hardware Engineer jobs in Los Angeles, CA

Skills that affect Hardware Engineer salaries in Los Angeles, CA

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Average Hardware Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Hardware Engineer make the most at companies with 51-200 employees, earning $148,750 on average.

Recent Hardware Engineer salaries in Los Angeles, CA

$220,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Manager, Hardware Engineering reported a yearly salary of $220,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Los Angeles, CA
$170,000
Yearly Salary
A Hardware Engineer reported a yearly salary of $170,000 with +$200,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
Los Angeles, CA
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Embedded Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Los Angeles, CA
$85,000
Yearly Salary
A Mechanical Engineer reported a yearly salary of $85,000
< 1 Year of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Los Angeles, CA
$200,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Structural Engineer reported a yearly salary of $200,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Los Angeles, CA
$185,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Engineer reported a yearly salary of $185,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Los Angeles, CA
$250,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Engineer reported a yearly salary of $250,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Los Angeles, CA
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Automotive Radar Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Los Angeles, CA
$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Avionics Electrical Engineer reported a yearly salary of $160,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Los Angeles, CA
$82,500
Yearly Salary
A Electrical Engineer 1 reported a yearly salary of $82,500 with +$2,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Los Angeles, CA