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 Total Pay (?
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$55,665 - $99,618
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MEDIAN: $71,691
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National Salary Data

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$55,665 - $99,618  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,933  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $5,119  
Total Pay (?
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$57,005 - $103,766  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 99
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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

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$74,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Embedded Software Developer Salaries

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Gender

Female
11%
female alumni
 
Male
89%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 10%
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