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Computer hardware engineers held about 77,700 jobs in 2014. The industries that employed the most computer hardware engineers were as follows:
Computer hardware engineers usually work in research laboratories that build and test various types of computer models. Most work in high-tech manufacturing firms.
Most computer hardware engineers work full time. About 1 in 4 worked more than 40 hours per week in 2014.