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Embedded Hardware Engineer Salary

The average salary for an Embedded Hardware Engineer is $72,039 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$54,569 - $106,436
MEDIAN: $72,038

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$53,968 - $113,003  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 47

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Job Description for Embedded Hardware Engineer

When manufacturers and designers talk about embedded hardware, what they're typically referring to are the computer program functions that are specific to various, everyday items. An embedded hardware engineer is the person who helps to design and program the functions of these dedicated computer chips and systems. Embedded hardware can refer, of course, to mobile devices. However, automobiles, microwave ovens, thermostats, and virtually any form of automated machinery may contain computer command circuitry, built and developed by an embedded hardware engineer.


Embedded Hardware Engineer Tasks

  • Research, design, develop, and test computer or computer-related equipment.
  • Provide technical support to team members.
  • Define and coordinate corrective action changes.
  • Write documentation and test specifications.

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Experience Affects Embedded Hardware Engineer Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
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Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 9%