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2021 Illinois Computer Hardware Engineers Salary Guide

Research, design, develop, or test computer or computer-related equipment for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific use. May supervise the manufacturing and installation of computer or computer-related equipment and components.

Illinois Computer Hardware Engineers Salary 2021

Salary

$114.4K

Growth

7%

Bright Outlook

Below Average

Green

No

How Much Do Computer Hardware Engineers Make in Illinois 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $84,580 $98,300 $114,380 $129,860 $155,770
Hourly Wage $40.67 $47.26 $54.99 $62.43 $74.89

How Much Do Computer Hardware Engineers Make in Illinois 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$84,580
$98,300
$114,380
$129,860
$155,770
Hourly Wage
$40.67
$47.26
$54.99
$62.43
$74.89

What Do Computer Hardware Engineers Do?

Research, design, develop, or test computer or computer-related equipment for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific use. May supervise the manufacturing and installation of computer or computer-related equipment and components.

Also known as:

Design Engineer, Engineer, Field Service Engineer, Hardware Design Engineer, Hardware Engineer, Project Engineer, Senior Hardware Engineer, Systems Integration Engineer

  • Update technical knowledge.
  • Test performance of electrical, electronic, mechanical, or integrated systems or equipment.
  • Create physical models or prototypes.
  • Prepare procedural documents.
  • Confer with technical personnel to prepare designs or operational plans.
  • Determine operational criteria or specifications.
  • Design electronic or computer equipment or instrumentation.
  • Select project materials.
  • Monitor processes for compliance with standards.
  • Conduct validation tests of equipment or processes.
  • Supervise engineering or other technical personnel.
  • Recommend technical design or process changes to improve efficiency, quality, or performance.
  • Analyze design requirements for computer or electronics systems.
  • Analyze design requirements for computer or electronics systems.
  • Analyze design requirements for computer or electronics systems.
  • Advise customers on the use of products or services.
  • Analyze design requirements for computer or electronics systems.
  • Assemble equipment or components.
  • Recommend technical design or process changes to improve efficiency, quality, or performance.
  • Provide technical guidance to other personnel.
  • Advise customers on the use of products or services.
  • Train personnel on proper operational procedures.

Computer Hardware Engineers Job Outlook in Illinois

Location 2019 Employment 2029 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Illinois 990 1,060 7% 80
United States 71,100 72,200 2% 4,900

Computer Hardware Engineers Job Outlook in Illinois

Location
2019 Employment
2029 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Illinois
990
1,060
7%
80
United States
71,100
72,200
2%
4,900

Computer Hardware Engineers Schooling & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree
  • No work experience
  • No on-the-job training

Computer Hardware Engineers Schools in Illinois

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Bradley University Computer Engineering, General Peoria, IL 4 years: 1
4 years: 15
Illinois Institute of Technology Computer Hardware Engineering Chicago, IL More than 4 years: 0
Illinois Institute of Technology Computer Engineering, General Chicago, IL 4 years: 25
More than 4 years: 15
More than 4 years: 2
Lewis University Computer Engineering, General Romeoville, IL 4 years: 5
Loyola University Chicago Computer Engineering, General Chicago, IL 4 years: 4
Northwestern University Computer Engineering, General Evanston, IL 4 years: 16
More than 4 years: 3
More than 4 years: 45
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Computer Engineering, General Carbondale, IL 4 years: 25
Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Computer Engineering, General Edwardsville, IL 4 years: 22
University of Illinois at Chicago Computer Engineering, General Chicago, IL 4 years: 36
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Computer Engineering, General Champaign, IL 4 years: 355

Computer Hardware Engineers Schools in Illinois

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Computer Engineering, General
Peoria, IL
4 years: 1
4 years: 15
Computer Hardware Engineering
Chicago, IL
More than 4 years: 0
Computer Engineering, General
Chicago, IL
4 years: 25
More than 4 years: 15
More than 4 years: 2
Computer Engineering, General
Romeoville, IL
4 years: 5
Computer Engineering, General
Chicago, IL
4 years: 4
Computer Engineering, General
Evanston, IL
4 years: 16
More than 4 years: 3
More than 4 years: 45
Computer Engineering, General
Carbondale, IL
4 years: 25
Computer Engineering, General
Edwardsville, IL
4 years: 22
Computer Engineering, General
Chicago, IL
4 years: 36
Computer Engineering, General
Champaign, IL
4 years: 355

Computer Hardware Engineers Jobs in Illinois.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
Azure VMWare Solution Engineer Microsoft Corporation Downers Grove, Illinois 09/23/2021 Yes
Business Systems Analyst – Senior Jacobs Scott AFB, Illinois 09/24/2021 Yes
Cloud Engineer, Associate PwC Chicago, Illinois 09/24/2021 Yes
Customer Service Representative Rose International Inc. Chicago, Illinois 09/23/2021 No
Customer Success Account Manager Microsoft Corporation Downers Grove, Illinois 09/23/2021 Yes
Customer Success Account Manager - App Dev Microsoft Corporation Downers Grove, Illinois 09/23/2021 Yes
Customer Success Account Manager - App Dev - CTJ Microsoft Corporation Downers Grove, Illinois 09/23/2021 Yes
Customer Success Account Manager - CTJ Microsoft Corporation Downers Grove, Illinois 09/23/2021 Yes
Cyber Watch Operations Certified Analyst – Intermediate - $5K SIGN ON BONUS Jacobs Scott AFB, Illinois 09/24/2021 Yes
Data Scientist / Machine Learning Engineer Xylem Chicago, Illinois 09/24/2021 Yes

Computer Hardware Engineers Jobs in Illinois.

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
Microsoft Corporation
Downers Grove, Illinois
09/23/2021
Yes
Jacobs
Scott AFB, Illinois
09/24/2021
Yes
PwC
Chicago, Illinois
09/24/2021
Yes
Rose International Inc.
Chicago, Illinois
09/23/2021
No
Microsoft Corporation
Downers Grove, Illinois
09/23/2021
Yes
Microsoft Corporation
Downers Grove, Illinois
09/23/2021
Yes
Microsoft Corporation
Downers Grove, Illinois
09/23/2021
Yes
Microsoft Corporation
Downers Grove, Illinois
09/23/2021
Yes
Xylem
Chicago, Illinois
09/24/2021
Yes

Computer Hardware Engineers Salary Guide 2021

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