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Embedded Software Developer Salary

The average pay for an Embedded Software Developer is $73,384 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$56,790 - $100,307
(Median)
$57K
$73K
$100K
MEDIAN: $73,383
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50%
90%

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$20.13 - $79.46
(Median)
$20
$45
$79
MEDIAN: $45.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$56,790 - $100,307  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,787  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $6,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$57,388 - $104,183  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 112
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$20.13 - $79.46  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,787  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $6,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$57,388 - $104,183  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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Job Description for Embedded Software Developer

Embedded software developers are in charge of creating effective embedded software applications for their organization. They are responsible for programming software capabilities based on project requirements, as well as resolving obstacles as they arise during the development process. Their main functions include coding firmware, troubleshooting software packages as required, providing support packages for embedded systems, and producing high-quality technical documentation for future reference. Generally, embedded software developers report their progress to the software lead in their department.

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Embedded Software Developer Tasks

  • Write performance critical code in resource-limited environments, including low power, low memory, restricted bandwidth, CPU, etc.
  • Test and document software.
  • Use kernel debuggers, system dumps, and assembly language, as well as higher level languages.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for embedded devices.

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Experience Affects Embedded Software Developer Salaries



National Average
$76,000


Skills That Affect Embedded Software Developer Salaries

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$76,000

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 11%