Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in Sector of Construction

The salary statistics of computer hardware engineers in the industry sector of construction are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare computer hardware engineer salaries in different industries within the construction sector.

Average Annual Salary of Computer Hardware Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,800
25th Percentile Wage
$58,180
50th Percentile Wage
$83,460
75th Percentile Wage
$106,320
90th Percentile Wage
$121,860

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer hardware engineers in the industry sector of construction. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) computer hardware engineers is $121,860. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $83,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer hardware engineers is $38,800.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of computer hardware engineers in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201683,460-14.46%2.37%
201595,5308.02%-
201487,870-2.12%-
201389,7309.19%-
201281,480--

Compare Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Construction Sector

The average salaries of computer hardware engineers in three industries in the construction sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for computer hardware engineer occupations is the specialty trade contractors industry with an annual salary $85,940. The lowest paying industry is the electrical contractors and other wiring installation contractors industry (annual salary $73,430). For detailed computer hardware engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Specialty Trade Contractors
$85,940
Building Equipment Contractors
$85,940
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$73,430

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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