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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).

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
172061  Computer Hardware Engineers 3,634 3,816 182 5.01 % 93 18 75 Bachelor's degree 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    1,490  41 % 1,320  35 % -170  -11 % $107,290
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    1,300  36 % 1,490  39 % 190  15 % $120,250
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    1,300  36 % 1,490  39 % 190  15 % $120,250
Information    560  16 % 710  19 % 150  25 % $108,680
Publishing Industries (except Internet)    390  11 % 520  14 % 130  34 % $101,470
Wholesale Trade    110  3 % 110  3 % 0  -4 % $107,200
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