An Embedded Software Engineer earns an average salary of $80,175 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$61,033 - $119,618
$61K
$80K
$120K
MEDIAN: $80,175
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$21.71 - $80.44
$22
$38
$80
MEDIAN: $38.17
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$61,033 - $119,618  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,416  
Profit Sharing
$781 - $20,000  
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).
)
$61,372 - $124,460  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 793
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$21.71 - $80.44  
   
Overtime
$27.81 - $73.70  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,416  
   
Profit Sharing
$781 - $20,000  
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).
)
$61,372 - $124,460  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 55

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

Job Description for Embedded Software Engineer

An embedded software engineer works with other software development engineers on tasks in real-time embedded communication and control environments. They contribute to the design and development of next-generation video display technologies, systems, and components. Embedded software engineers work with codes and drivers to enhance and build new systems.

Read More...

Embedded Software 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.

Common Career Paths for Embedded Software Engineer


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px

Embedded Software Developer Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Employer Salaries for Embedded Software Engineer

Popular Skills for Embedded Software Engineer

Pay by Experience Level for Embedded Software Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $81,559

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Related Job Salaries

Key Stats for Embedded Software Engineer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 85 votes.
044
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Embedded Software Engineer Salaries




National Average
$82,000


Skills That Affect Embedded Software Engineer Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 85 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 7%
ADVERTISEMENT