The average salary for an Embedded Software Development Engineer is $75,097 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.
Embedded Software Development Engineer Total Pay (?
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$49,898 - $106,930
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MEDIAN: $75,096
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Embedded Software Development Engineer Total Pay (?
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$18.12 - $76.03
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,898 - $106,930  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,335  
Profit Sharing
$1,014 - $7,891  
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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$52,087 - $119,318  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 86
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$18.12 - $76.03  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,335  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,014 - $7,891  
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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$52,087 - $119,318  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 86
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Job Description for Embedded Software Development Engineer
  • 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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Gender
Female
5%
female alumni
 
Male
95%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 11%
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