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Embedded Software Developer Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Embedded Software Developer is $71,692 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Embedded Software Developer Salary (?
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$55,302 - $99,476
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MEDIAN: $71,691
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$55,302 - $99,476  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,933  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $5,119  
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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$56,222 - $103,547  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 93
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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
$74,000

Skills That Affect Embedded Software Developer Salaries

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National Average
$74,000
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
11%
female alumni
 
Male
89%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 9%