Should You Become a Computer Hardware Engineer?

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Updated November 15, 2016

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Should You Become a Computer Hardware Engineer?

You got: Don't Become a Computer Hardware Engineer

I got Don't Become a Computer Hardware Engineer. Should You Become a Computer Hardware Engineer?
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This quiz was meant to help you see if you have what it takes to become a computer hardware engineer. According to your answers, you don’t have the soft skills, educational aspirations and salary requirements necessary for success in this occupation.

Computer hardware engineers must be creative and have an aptitude for science. Excellent critical thinking, problem solving, and active learning skills are crucial. They also need outstanding listeningspeaking, and writing skills.

One must have a bachelor’s degree in computer or electrical engineering, or computer science to work in this occupation. The median annual salary is $111,730.

Although this occupation isn’t right for you, another one will be. Look for a career that completely utilizes your strengths, has requirements you are willing to fulfill and compensation you find acceptable.

Should You Become a Computer Hardware Engineer?

You got: Computer Hardware Engineer Probably Isn't a Good Career Choice

I got Computer Hardware Engineer Probably Isn't a Good Career Choice. Should You Become a Computer Hardware Engineer?
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You took this quiz because you wanted to find out if you should become a computer hardware engineer. Your answers indicate this wouldn’t be a good idea. It doesn’t seem like you would enjoy working in this field nor succeed in it. You don’t have enough of the soft skills you would need, and you may not be willing to fulfill the educational requirements or find the salary sufficient.

Computer hardware engineers must be creative and have an aptitude for science. They need outstanding critical thinking, problem solving, and active learning skills. They must also be excellent listeners, speakers, and writers.

To become a computer hardware engineer, one needs to earn a bachelor’s degree in computer or electrical engineering, or computer science. Median annual earnings are $111,730.

Look, instead, for a career that makes good use of your soft skills. It must have requirements you are willing to fulfill and a salary you find acceptable.

Should You Become a Computer Hardware Engineer?

You got: You Might Make a Good Computer Hardware Engineer

I got You Might Make a Good Computer Hardware Engineer. Should You Become a Computer Hardware Engineer?
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This quiz looked at your soft skills, willingness to complete educational requirements, and desired salary to determine if you have the qualities needed to succeed at and enjoy being a computer hardware engineer. According to your answers you have many of them, yet, this isn’t a flawless match. You will have to make a few changes to make this a perfect fit.

Computer hardware engineers must have outstanding critical thinking, problem solving, and active learning skills, and an aptitude for science. They must be creative, as well as excellent listenersspeakers, and writers.

You will need to earn a bachelor’s degree in computer or electrical engineering, or computer science to become a computer hardware engineer. Expect median annual earnings of $111,730.

Learn more about this career before you make a commitment. Read job descriptions and conduct informational interviews.

Should You Become a Computer Hardware Engineer?

You got: You Were Born to Be a Computer Hardware Engineer

I got You Were Born to Be a Computer Hardware Engineer. Should You Become a Computer Hardware Engineer?
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This quiz was meant to help you decide if you should become a computer hardware engineer. You should! According to your answers, you have all the right soft skills, are willing to fulfill the requirements, and you find the salary acceptable.

Computer hardware engineers need creativity and excellent critical thinkingproblem solving, and active learning skills. They must have an aptitude for science. Outstanding listeningspeaking, and writing skills are critical.

You will have to earn a bachelor’s degree in computer or electrical engineering, or computer science to become a computer hardware engineer. Median annual earnings are $111,730.

While this seems like the perfect career for you, you must still learn all you can about it before making a firm commitment. Read job descriptions and conduct informational interviews.