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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

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  • Software Development for Creative Technologies (Bachelor of Science)
  • Alumni have appeared in reality competition shows such as Top Chef and Project Runway.
  • Dedicated career services team that helps students tap opportunities in a marketplace driven by ideas
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  • Over 50 locations nationwide
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Henderson
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  • B.S. in Computer Programming
  • Bridge to the M.S. in Information Technology Management
  • B.S. in Information Technology
  • Which career path will you take – Business, Nursing, Education, Psychology? Something else? GCU offers more than 100 majors to get you started!
  • Colangelo College of Business: Features more than 25 programs from the bachelor through the master's level, including several high-demand MBA programs and an accelerated accounting degree.
  • College of Nursing and Health Care Professions: Rich 25-year history providing outstanding health care and nursing degree programs, including an RN to BSN program & master's in nursing degrees.
  • College of Education: Whether you are looking to start or advance your career as a teacher or administrator, GCU offers bachelor’s and master’s in education degrees in key areas.
  • College of Humanities and Social Sciences: Provides a job focused education and features a variety of programs from counseling and psychology to justice studies, history and English literature.
  • Does something else interest you? GCU also offers programs in Doctoral Studies; Theology; Science, Engineering & Technology; and Fine Arts & Production. Speak with an enrollment counselor today!
Programs
  • Information Technology (BS)
  • Information Systems & Technology: Information Security Studies (MS)
  • Online Bachelor's programs include BBA, Criminal Justice, Psychology, IT, Healthcare Management & Public Health
  • Over 115 years of delivering quality education and personalized attention to students
  • Provide a range of campus experiences and services online including advising, tutoring, student community, and career services
  • Give students and alumni access to career assistants who help with resumes, cover letters, job hunting, and more.
Programs
  • Computer Systems Technician (10-Month Diploma Program)
  • Dedicated to providing career training since 1975.
  • Has 13 campus locations in Southern California and a campus in Morrow, GA.
  • Provides flexible class times including weekends.
  • Offers curriculum that ranges from 8 month diploma programs to 16-month Associate of Applied Science degree programs.
  • Has admissions professionals available to help students decide which diploma or degree program they should pursue.
  • Gives job placement assistance strengthened by relationships with local employers.
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Bakersfield
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  • Bachelors in Information Technology
  • Graduate Specialization - Information Technology
  • Gain technology certification exam preparation.
  • Acquire technical skills in programming and technology trouble-shooting.
  • Recommend, select, and service software/ hardware systems that meet the unique information technology needs of an organization.
  • Work both independently and cooperatively to meet the technology goals of the organization.
  • Comprehend the theoretical and applied uses of information technology in various business applications for problem-solving.
  • Apply knowledge in system analysis and design, network design and administration, database design and development, operating systems, software and web application development, and IT security.
Programs
  • Software Development Coding
  • Information Technology Associate's Degree
  • A Los Angeles-based private college offering programs in medical sciences, legal studies, and graphic design since 1985.
  • Has weekend programs, including certified  veterinary technology, nurse assistant, and hemodialysis technician.
  • Showcases visual communication students’ artwork and design through campus magazine.
  • 3 campuses in Southern California.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
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Anaheim
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  • Computer Programming (AAS)
  • Offers several scholarship opportunities for students who qualify.
  • Laptop computers are issued to each student at the beginning of their program.
  • Provides programs in health care, business, information technology, and graphic arts.
  • Respiratory Therapy program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).

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National City
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  • MS in Computer Science
  • Syracuse University’s Master of Science in Computer Science program is designed to help students discover groundbreaking solutions to complex technology challenges and develop expertise in areas such as security and assurance, artificial intelligence, computer architecture, and advanced programming.
  • Students will gain advanced knowledge in critical areas, such as Security and Assurance, Artificial Intelligence, and Computer Architecture, and Advanced Programming.
  • Founded in 1901, the school has maintained its reputation as a leader in the field, offering a curriculum built on theory, fundamentals, and application with a worldwide community of over 20,000 engineering and computer science alumni
  • Syracuse University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science is designated by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security as a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education (CAEIAE) since 2001 and as a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Research (CAE-R) since 2009.
  • Designed and taught by Syracuse faculty, the curriculum built on theory, fundamentals, and application.
Programs
  • Programming
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Repair
  • An accredited computer training academy preparing students to enter the IT industry as Network Engineers, Software Engineers, Web Apps Developer, Website Designers, Programmers, Database Administrators since 2000.
  • Holds A+ certification from CompTIA.
  • Located in Los Angeles, approximately 10 minutes away from LAX.
  • Flexible class schedules offered during day times, evenings and weekends.
  • Helping students start a career in technology within 3 - 9 months.
  • Educates with the mission to serve the needs of the local community and graduates by matching opportunities to skills.
  • Military friendly school.
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Los Angeles
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  • Certificate - Computer Technician

You can advance your career with a degree from Charter College Online. We offer several Associates and Bachelors degrees in the business, health care, accounting and legal fields. Our accelerated programs are designed to help you complete your degree as quickly as possible. We offer year-round classes and flexible scheduling - study anytime from anywhere. We help students get not only with the technical skills necessary for success, but also job search and placement assistance so you can find new opportunities after graduation.

More California Computer Engineering Schools

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
San Luis Obispo
Masters
19,777
Chico
Masters
17,034
Fresno
Doctorate
22,383
Fullerton
Doctorate
37,130
Long Beach
Doctorate
36,868
Northridge
Doctorate
35,446
Sacramento
Doctorate
28,829
Fremont
Doctorate
784
San Diego
Doctorate
35,695
San Francisco
Doctorate
30,125
San Jose
Masters
31,906
Santa Clara
Doctorate & First Professional
8,685
San Jose
Masters
244
Davis
Doctorate & First Professional
29,796
Irvine
Doctorate & First Professional
26,483
Los Angeles
Doctorate & First Professional
37,476
Merced
Doctorate
1,871
Riverside
Doctorate
17,187
La Jolla
Doctorate & First Professional
27,020
Santa Barbara
Doctorate
21,410
Santa Cruz
Doctorate
15,825
Los Angeles
Doctorate & First Professional
33,408
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. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Bakersfield 90 $92,500
Oxnard 410 $101,630
Thousand Oaks 410 $101,630
Ventura 410 $101,630
Riverside 70 $100,040
San Bernardino 70 $100,040
Ontario 70 $100,040
Sacramento 640 $114,960
Roseville 640 $114,960
Arden 640 $114,960
Arcade 640 $114,960
San Diego 2850 $113,620
Carlsbad 2850 $113,620
Los Angeles 4400 $116,470
Long Beach 4400 $116,470
Anaheim 4400 $116,470
Santa Cruz 60 $108,350
Watsonville 60 $108,350
Santa Maria 30 $125,120
Santa Barbara 30 $125,120
Santa Rosa 200 $115,680
San Francisco 4940 $132,240
Oakland 4940 $132,240
Hayward 4940 $132,240
San Jose 12640 $140,050
Sunnyvale 12640 $140,050
Santa Clara 12640 $140,050

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