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Computer Hardware Engineers in Minnesota

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Computer Hardware Engineers in Minnesota

Considering a career as a Computer Hardware Engineer in Minnesota?

-7% Jobs Projection
$104,760 Median Salary
80 Job Openings

While jobs for Computer Hardware Engineers in Minnesota are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Computer Hardware Engineers in Minnesota is expected to decrease.

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

How Many Computer Hardware Engineers Work in Minnesota?

1,360 people worked as Computer Hardware Engineers in 2018 in this state.

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

That’s a decline of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Minnesota

Jobs for Computer Hardware Engineers in this state are declining at a rate of 7.0% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of 5.4%.


Minnesota Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 80 annual job openings, and 1,460 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 Minnesota?

In 2018 wages for Computer Hardware Engineers ranged from $70,130 to $157,500 with $104,760 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $33.72 to $75.72. The median hourly rate was $50.36.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $50.11 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.25.

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


Top Minnesota 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
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 760 $100,160

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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