California Computer Hardware Engineers: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Computer Hardware Engineers in California

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Fast Facts for Computer Hardware Engineers in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: San Jose, Oakland and Santa Cruz
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Riverside, Bakersfield and Santa Rosa
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: San Jose, Oakland and Santa Ana

Salaries for Computer Hardware Engineers in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Santa Barbara, San Jose and San Francisco

Schools for Computer Hardware Engineers in California are listed below.

Selected Computer Engineering Schools in California

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As a student at South University, Online Programs you will receive the same quality instruction, variety of learning options and level of service found at the campus locations.

  • Programs: Information Technology (BS), Information Systems & Technology: Information Security Studies (MS)
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master

Advance your career with an online degree from California InterContinental University.

  • Programs: AA - Information Technology
  • Degrees: Associate
Burbank, San Jose

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  • Programs: IOS, Mean, Python, more...
  • Degrees: Certificate
ABCO Technology
Los Angeles

ABCO Technology is an accredited computer training academy that offers diploma programs for individual students, professionals and companies to learn different areas of Information technology and seek gainful employment.

  • Programs: Programming, Computer Science , Computer Repair
  • Degrees: Certificate
Platt College

Turn your talents into a career at nationally recognized and accredited Platt College.

  • Programs: Software Development Coding, Information Technology Associate's Degree
  • Degrees: Certificate, Associate

Study online with California University of Pennsylvania.

  • Programs: Cybersecurity Certificate, Computer Information Systems (Bachelor of Science) - Online, Applied Mathematics (Professional Science Masters) - Online
  • Degrees: Certificate, Bachelor, Master
UEI College
Bakersfield, Chula Vista, Fresno, Ontario, Riverside, San Marcos, Stockton

At UEI College, we want you to succeed. We’re like a family and we want you to be a part of it.

  • Programs: Computer Systems Technician (8-Month Diploma Program)
  • Degrees: Diploma
Mayfield College
Cathedral City

Give your career a boost with an education from Mayfield College.

  • Programs: Computer Support Technician
  • Degrees: Certificate

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Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges:  College of Behavioral Sciences, Graduate School of Business and Management, College of Education,  College of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Creative Arts and Design, College of Clinical Psychology and Western State College of Law at Argosy University as well as certificate programs in many areas.

  • Programs: Information Technology (BS) (Online), Information Technology (AS) (Online)
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Associate

For over 35 years, Keiser University has provided student-centered, quality career education. Keiser University Online offers degree programs online to prepare students for in-demand professions.

  • Programs: Associate of Science in Information Technology
  • Degrees: Associate
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More California Computer Engineering Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo Masters 19,777
California State University-Chico Chico Masters 17,034
California State University-Fresno Fresno Doctorate 22,383
California State University-Fullerton Fullerton Doctorate 37,130
California State University-Long Beach Long Beach Doctorate 36,868
California State University-Northridge Northridge Doctorate 35,446
California State University-Sacramento Sacramento Doctorate 28,829
Northwestern Polytechnic University Fremont Doctorate 784
San Diego State University San Diego Doctorate 35,695
San Francisco State University San Francisco Doctorate 30,125
San Jose State University San Jose Masters 31,906
Santa Clara University Santa Clara Doctorate & First Professional 8,685
Silicon Valley University San Jose Masters 244
University of California-Davis Davis Doctorate & First Professional 29,796
University of California-Irvine Irvine Doctorate & First Professional 26,483
University of California-Los Angeles Los Angeles Doctorate & First Professional 37,476
University of California-Merced Merced Doctorate 1,871
University of California-Riverside Riverside Doctorate 17,187
University of California-San Diego La Jolla Doctorate & First Professional 27,020
University of California-Santa Barbara Santa Barbara Doctorate 21,410
University of California-Santa Cruz Santa Cruz Doctorate 15,825
University of Southern California Los Angeles Doctorate & First Professional 33,408
University of the Pacific Stockton Doctorate 6,235

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Computer Hardware Engineers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for California. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Computer Hardware Engineers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Computer Hardware Engineers relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Bakersfield 90 $92500 0.58
Oxnard 410 $101630 2.54
Thousand Oaks 410 $101630 2.54
Ventura 410 $101630 2.54
Riverside 70 $100040 0.1
San Bernardino 70 $100040 0.1
Ontario 70 $100040 0.1
Sacramento 640 $114960 1.33
Roseville 640 $114960 1.33
Arden 640 $114960 1.33
Arcade 640 $114960 1.33
San Diego 2850 $113620 3.83
Carlsbad 2850 $113620 3.83
Los Angeles 4400 $116470 1.42
Long Beach 4400 $116470 1.42
Anaheim 4400 $116470 1.42
Santa Cruz 60 $108350 1.26
Watsonville 60 $108350 1.26
Santa Maria 30 $125120 0.32
Santa Barbara 30 $125120 0.32
Santa Rosa 200 $115680 1.89
San Francisco 4940 $132240 4.11
Oakland 4940 $132240 4.11
Hayward 4940 $132240 4.11
San Jose 12640 $140050 22.71
Sunnyvale 12640 $140050 22.71
Santa Clara 12640 $140050 22.71
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