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Computer Hardware Engineers

in Massachusetts

Research, design, develop, or test computer or computer-related equipment for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific use. May supervise the manufacturing and installation of computer or computer-related equipment and components. Excludes "Software Developers, Applications" (15-1132) and "Software Developers, Systems Software (15-1133).

Occupation Projection for Computer Hardware Engineers

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
172061  Computer Hardware Engineers 2,598 2,719 121 4.66 % 52 113 12 177 Bachelor's degree 

Computer Hardware Engineers Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    950  36 % 870  32 % -80  -9 % $111,130
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    870  33 % 1,020  37 % 150  18 % $121,450
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    870  33 % 1,020  37 % 150  18 % $121,450
Information    450  17 % 480  18 % 30  7 % $130,610
Publishing Industries (except Internet)    310  12 % 330  12 % 20  8 % $137,470
Wholesale Trade    130  5 % 140  5 % 10  4 % $108,050
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