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Computer Hardware Engineers in Georgia

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Computer Hardware Engineers in Georgia

Is Georgia a good place for you to work as a Computer Hardware Engineer?

6.4% Jobs Projection
$101,510 Median Salary
90 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Computer Hardware Engineers in Georgia is growing faster than average.

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

How Many Computer Hardware Engineers Work in Georgia?

In 2018, there were 1,180 Computer Hardware Engineers working in the state.

There were 1,400 Computer Hardware Engineers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 220 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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

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Job Projections for Georgia

Jobs for Computer Hardware Engineers in this state are growing at a rate of 6.4% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 5.4%.

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Georgia Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 90 annual Computer Hardware Engineers job openings in Georgia, and 1,330 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Computer Hardware Engineers Make in Georgia?

In 2018 wages for Computer Hardware Engineers ranged from $51,950 to $148,980 with $101,510 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $24.98 to $71.63. The median hourly rate was $48.8.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $43.43 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $5.37.

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

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Top Georgia 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
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 930 $106,210
Columbus, GA-AL 70 $49,370

Top States for Computer Hardware Engineers Employment

The table below shows the states 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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