Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in Sector of Retail Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Computer Hardware Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$92,170
25th Percentile Wage
$120,760
50th Percentile Wage
$142,220
75th Percentile Wage
$155,850
90th Percentile Wage
$164,030

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer hardware engineers in the industry sector of retail trade. 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 $164,030. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $142,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer hardware engineers is $92,170.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of computer hardware engineers in the industry sector of retail trade from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$142,220
9.18% 31.21%
2015
$129,160
24.70% -
2014
$97,260
3.50% -
2013
$93,860
-4.23% -
2012
$97,830
- -

Compare Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Retail Trade Sector

The average salaries of computer hardware engineers in four industries in the retail trade 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 electronics and appliance stores industry with an annual salary $152,570. The lowest paying industry is the electronic shopping and mail-order houses industry (annual salary $114,620). For detailed computer hardware engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$152,570
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$152,570
Nonstore Retailers
$114,620
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
$114,620

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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