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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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More California Computer Engineering Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Total Enrollment
Los Angeles
Doctorate
45,687
Los Angeles
Doctorate
44,027
Northridge
Doctorate
41,319
Fullerton
Doctorate
40,905
Long Beach
Doctorate
37,622
Davis
Doctorate
37,380
San Jose
Doctorate
35,835
La Jolla
Doctorate
35,772
Irvine
Doctorate
35,242
San Diego
Doctorate
35,158
Sacramento
Doctorate
31,255
San Francisco
Doctorate
29,758
Pomona
Doctorate
26,053
Fresno
Doctorate
25,325
Santa Barbara
Doctorate
25,057
Riverside
Doctorate
23,279
San Luis Obispo
Masters
22,370
San Bernardino
Doctorate
20,692
Santa Cruz
Doctorate
19,457
Chico
Masters
17,875
Hayward
Doctorate
16,538
Bakersfield
Doctorate
10,131
Riverside
Doctorate
9,941
Santa Clara
Doctorate
8,629
Merced
Doctorate
7,967
Stockton
Doctorate
6,255
Monterey
Doctorate
2,704
San Jose
Doctorate
827
Glendale
N/A
29

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.

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 23.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Bakersfield120 $94,430
San Diego-Carlsbad2440 $129,450
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim3500 $122,910
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura440 $105,110
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario90 $109,130
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade1390 $123,590
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward3710 $138,390
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara9790 $145,870
Santa Cruz-Watsonville90 $115,330
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara60 $106,410

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