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Computer Hardware Engineers

Design computer-related equipment for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific use.

Quick Facts


Well above the statewide median
$53.30 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  1.5%    Read more about outlook


Bachelor's degree is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Create physical models or prototypes.
  • Design electronic or computer equipment or instrumentation.
  • Determine operational criteria or specifications.
  • Select project materials.
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Job Title Examples:

Application Developer
Systems Engineer
Software Engineer

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