Duties & Responsibilities
Design new computer hardware, creating blueprints of computer equipment to be built.
- Test completed models of the computer hardware they design
Need a bachelor's degree in computer engineering. A degree in electrical engineering or computer science is generally acceptable.
- Need a sold background in math and science
Grow 7 percent from 2012-2022
Slower than the average of all occupations
- Declining employment in the manufacturing industries that employ many of these workers will negatively affect the growth of this occupation
Salary & Work Environment
Work Environment :
Computer systems design and related services (20%)
Semiconductor and other electronic component manufacturing (17%)
Work in research laboratories, most work in high-tech manufacturing firms.
About 1 in 3 worked more than 40 hours per week in 2012.
Related Courses & Experience
Networking which it will help students to do hands on lab experience, basic understanding of how a network functions.
Coding and computer repair, this will help you begin with coding and the fundamental concepts of computational thinking with additional focus on computer hardware and repair.