Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in Sector of Finance and Insurance

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

Average Annual Salary of Computer Hardware Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$76,350
25th Percentile Wage
$88,830
50th Percentile Wage
$101,850
75th Percentile Wage
$122,190
90th Percentile Wage
$143,520

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer hardware engineers in the industry sector of finance and insurance. 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 $143,520. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $101,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer hardware engineers is $76,350.

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 finance and insurance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$101,850
0.45% -9.79%
2016
$101,390
4.42% -
2015
$96,910
-12.15% -
2014
$108,680
0.44% -
2013
$108,200
-3.35% -
2012
$111,820
- -

Compare Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Finance and Insurance Sector

The average salaries of computer hardware engineers in six industries in the finance and insurance 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 other financial investment activities industry with an annual salary $108,130. The lowest paying industry is the activities related to credit intermediation industry (annual salary $82,320). For detailed computer hardware engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Financial Investment Activities
$108,130
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
$106,540
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$103,310
Insurance Carriers
$100,240
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$89,530
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation
$82,320

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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