Embedded Software Developer Salary

The average pay for an Embedded Software Developer is $83,154 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$61,047 - $127,852
$61K
$83K
$130K
MEDIAN: $83,154
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50%
90%

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$30.14 - $50.87
$35
MEDIAN: $34.73
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$61,047 - $127,852  
   
Bonus
$996 - $12,164  
Profit Sharing
$5,500  
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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$60,978 - $136,385  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 48
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$34.73  
   
Overtime
$44.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$996 - $12,164  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,500  
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).
)
$60,978 - $136,385  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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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

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

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Key Stats for Embedded Software Developer

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Embedded Software Developer Salaries

▲19%

▲16%

National Average
$85,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Embedded Software Developer Salaries



National Average
$85,000


C
▼7%

C++
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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