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Computer Hardware Engineers in Massachusetts

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4.6% Jobs Projection
$120,860 Median Salary
180 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Computer Hardware Engineers in Massachusetts are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Computer Hardware Engineers in Massachusetts is growing slower than average.

  • Computer Hardware Engineers in Massachusetts earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Computer Hardware Engineers Work in Massachusetts?

In Massachusetts, there were 1,650 people working as Computer Hardware Engineers in the year 2018.

There were 2,560 Computer Hardware Engineers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 910 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Massachusetts

Jobs for Computer Hardware Engineers in this state are growing at a rate of 4.6% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 5.4%.


Massachusetts Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 180 annual job openings, and 2,720 total jobs in 2026 for Computer Hardware Engineers in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 5,100 annual jobs and 77,600 total jobs in 2026.

What do Computer Hardware Engineers Make in Massachusetts?

In 2018 wages for Computer Hardware Engineers ranged from $81,080 to $176,630 with $120,860 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $38.98 to $84.92. The median hourly rate was $58.11.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $54.94 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $3.17.

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


Top Massachusetts 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
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 1,660 $121,530
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 700 $99,030

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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