Computer Engineers

Michael Chandler

What do Computer Engineers do?

Computer Engineers work on designing and testing the hardware and software of computers.

Daily Activities

  • Working together w/ other people
  • Installing hardware onto computers
  • Working for a long time

Working Conditions

  • Always work as part of a team
  • Share office space w/ others
  • Must make sure that all of the details are preformed accurately
  • May work evenings and weekends


  • Have a high school diploma or something equivalent
  • Have a bachelor's degree

5 Important Skills


Knowledge of Computer Systems

Know how to code

Know how to work a motherboard

Knowledge about voltage

Yearly Wages

$88,980 - $98,300

Recommended Core Classes & Electives

  • Mathematics
  • Computers
What Is Computer Engineering?
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