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Hardware Design Director Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$173,466 (USD)

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Last updated: June 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Hardware Design Director is $173,466 a year and $83 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Hardware Design Director is between $119,294 and $216,530. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Hardware Design Director. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Directs activities related to computer hardware design including staffing, scheduling, coordinating, and planning.
  • Organizes and oversees various sections of engineering.
  • Heads planning and establishing of engineering schedules and follows up performance against estimates.
Hardware Design Director Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Computer and Information Systems Managers

Job family population: 365,690

Estimated population of Hardware Design Director jobs: 16,427

Rate of error: 0.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Hardware Design Director Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Creative Director
Apr 2
Oak Brook, IL, USA
Ace Hardware
Highly knowledgeable in all aspects of creative design (Graphics, Photography, Video, etc. ... When most people think of career opportunities with Ace Hardware, they often think of the helpful ...
Emery Jensen Distribution - Director of Marketing
May 20
Oak Brook, IL, USA
Ace Hardware
... of Ace Hardware Corporation that distributes hardline products to the independent Pro Lumber ... Strategic development, design, implementation and execution of consumer-facing programs and ...
Corporate Employment Director
May 8
Oak Brook, IL, USA
Ace Hardware
With team, design and develop training materials and conducts training for managers and supervisors ... Work with Sr. Director regarding company/corporate diversity strategy and training Project ...
Web Developer
Jun 12
Oak Brook, IL, USA
Ace Hardware
... Director (internal and agency partner). From acehardware.com site updates, emails, ads, surveys ... Strong sense of visual design (while you may not be an expert within the design tools, you still ...
IT Director
May 29
Chicago, IL, USA
Manufacturing Company
... hardware & software assets, websites and collaborative systems such as email and Teams. * Devise ... Optimize ongoing network design ​ Qualifications: * Previous experience in IT or other related ...
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