An Embedded Hardware Engineer earns an average salary of $80,976 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$57,006 - $106,436
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MEDIAN: $80,976
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Salary
$57,006 - $106,436  
   
Bonus
$4,551  
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
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$58,175 - $109,412  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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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.

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Embedded Hardware Engineer Tasks

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

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Key Stats for Embedded Hardware Engineer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
040
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Embedded Hardware Engineer Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$85,000

Experienced
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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