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Computer Hardware Engineers in Kentucky

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$73,070 Median Salary
  • Computer Hardware Engineers in Kentucky earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Computer Hardware Engineers Work in Kentucky?

In Kentucky, there were 250 people working as Computer Hardware Engineers in the year 2018.

There were 130 Computer Hardware Engineers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 120 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 705 Computer Hardware Engineers working in it, which means Kentucky has fewer Computer Hardware Engineers than average.


What do Computer Hardware Engineers Make in Kentucky?

In 2018 wages for Computer Hardware Engineers ranged from $43,600 to $155,880 with $73,070 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $20.96 to $74.94. The median hourly rate was $35.13.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $37.03 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $1.90.

The median salary in Kentucky is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Kentucky Metros for Computer Hardware Engineers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Computer Hardware Engineers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 160 $77,530
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 120 $66,730
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 40 $92,070

Top States for Computer Hardware Engineers Employment

View the list below to see where most Computer Hardware Engineers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 20,720 $129,070
Colorado 3,880 $116,010
Maryland 3,790 $125,730
Texas 2,170 $116,290
Florida 2,090 $96,640
Massachusetts 1,650 $120,860
Arizona 1,540 $110,070
Washington 1,540 $120,540
North Carolina 1,430 $108,440
Minnesota 1,360 $104,760
Virginia 1,340 $120,770
Michigan 1,270 $0
Oregon 1,270 $111,460
New York 1,230 $113,700
Georgia 1,180 $101,510
Alabama 1,160 $111,780
Ohio 980 $101,530
Illinois 970 $104,730
New Jersey 960 $111,090
Pennsylvania 870 $108,570

Below are the states where Computer Hardware Engineers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $129,070
District of Columbia $126,280
Maryland $125,730
Massachusetts $120,860
Virginia $120,770
Washington $120,540
Texas $116,290
Colorado $116,010
New Hampshire $114,720
New York $113,700


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