Computer Hardware Engineer Salary Information in New York

The average annual and hourly salaries for computer hardware engineers in the state of New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of computer hardware engineers among New York metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Computer Hardware Engineers in New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$68,180
25th Percentile Wage
$85,500
50th Percentile Wage
$109,320
75th Percentile Wage
$134,890
90th Percentile Wage
$156,990

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer hardware engineers in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $156,990. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $109,320. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $68,180.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32.78
25th Percentile Wage
$41.11
50th Percentile Wage
$52.56
75th Percentile Wage
$64.84
90th Percentile Wage
$75.48

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for computer hardware engineers in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $75.48. The median hourly salary is $52.56. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32.78.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016109,3203.66%7.69%
2015105,3204.65%-
2014100,4202.08%-
201398,330-2.62%-
2012100,910--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Computer Hardware Engineers in New York Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of computer hardware engineers in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of computer hardware engineers in state of New York ranges from $88,830 to $128,620. The highest paying area for computer hardware engineers in New York is Buffalo-Niagara Falls with a median annual salary of $128,620. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown (mean annual salary $114,290). The lowest paying area is Albany-Schenectady-Troy with a median annual salary of $88,830.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$128,620
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$114,290
Utica-Rome
$114,040
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$107,350
Binghamton
$105,010
Rochester
$104,870
Nassau-Suffolk
$96,930
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$94,800
Syracuse
$94,320
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$88,830


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