Embedded Software Development Engineer Salary

The average salary for an Embedded Software Development Engineer is $89,174 per year.

$68,466 - $118,992
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MEDIAN: $89,174
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$68,466 - $118,992  
   
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$-0.50 - $19,727  
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$66,991 - $130,872  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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Job Description for Embedded Software Development Engineer

Embedded software development engineers are responsible for creating software code that embeds into their organization's operating system. These professionals develop device drivers using specific engineering requirements. They also strive to implement and test embedded software features to make sure that applications layers are working correctly. These professionals have strong technical and analytical skills to develop excellent solutions to software development challenges.

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Embedded Software Development Engineer 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 Development Engineer

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Embedded Software Development Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲13%

National Average
$92,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Mid-Career
▼10%

Skills That Affect Embedded Software Development Engineer Salaries

C++ Programming Language
▲2%

National Average
$92,000

C++
▼1%

C programming Language
▼3%

C
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 15%