Computer Hardware Engineer Salary Information in Rhode Island

The average annual and hourly salaries for computer hardware engineers in the state of Rhode Island are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of computer hardware engineers among Rhode Island 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Computer Hardware Engineers in Rhode Island

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$117,440
75th Percentile Wage
$108,940
50th Percentile Wage
$90,170
25th Percentile Wage
$73,180
10th Percentile Wage
$65,980

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer hardware engineers in Rhode Island in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $117,440. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $90,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $65,980.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$56.46
75th Percentile Wage
$52.38
50th Percentile Wage
$43.35
25th Percentile Wage
$35.18
10th Percentile Wage
$31.72

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for computer hardware engineers in Rhode Island in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $56.46. The median hourly salary is $43.35. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31.72.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $90,170 0.04%
2013 $90,130 -10.52%
2012 $100,730 -1.77%
2011 $102,550 3.83%
2010 $98,770 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for computer hardware engineers in state of Rhode Island from 2010 to 2014. We note that in 2013 the average salary decreased by -10.52%.We also see the year 2011 had a positive salary growth of 3.83% while year 2012 had a negtive one (-1.77%).

Table 4. Average Computer Hardware Engineer Wage in Rhode Island vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Computer Hardware Engineers
$90,170
Electrical Engineers
$96,820
Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)
$117,140
Environmental Engineers
$89,340
Industrial Engineers
$84,610
Materials Engineers
$85,330
Mechanical Engineers
$87,640

Computer Hardware Engineer Salary by State

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