Hiring kit: Computer hardware engineer

Computer hardware engineers design and create the physical components that make computers, smartphones, sensors and other digital devices run. Because of the meticulous nature of their work, the best candidates must have an inherent ability to focus on the task at hand. This hiring kit from TechRepublic Premium provides a workable framework you can use to find the best candidate for your organization.

From the hiring kit:

DETERMINING FACTORS, DESIRABLE PERSONALITY TRAITS AND SKILLSETS

A basic computer science or computer engineering educational background is mandatory for these positions. Before a candidate can produce a circuit on a circuit board, they must first know what a circuit actually is. Beyond the basics, and depending on the open position, the candidate’s level of experience will be an important and deciding factor.

SALARY RANGE

According to Payscale, the salary for a computer hardware engineer in the United States ranges from about $61,000 per year to almost $132,000 per year. The average base salary in that range is $88,100 per year.

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