Embedded Software Engineer Salary

An Embedded Software Engineer earns an average salary of $79,366 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.

$61,363 - $117,624
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MEDIAN: $80,000
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$21.10 - $67.23
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MEDIAN: $34.15
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$61,363 - $117,624  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,335  
Profit Sharing
$773 - $16,455  
Total Pay (?
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$61,558 - $122,105  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 803
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$21.10 - $67.23  
   
Overtime
$28.19 - $74.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,335  
   
Profit Sharing
$773 - $16,455  
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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$61,558 - $122,105  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 56

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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.

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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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Embedded Software Engineer

Pay by Experience for an Embedded Software Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Embedded Software Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 516 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Embedded Software Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 232 salaries. An experienced Embedded Software Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 139 salaries. An Embedded Software Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $117,000 based on 59 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $81,163

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Key Stats for Embedded Software Engineer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 83 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Embedded Software Engineer Salaries

▲44%

▲24%

▲9%

National Average
$81,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Embedded Software Engineer Salaries


▲3%


C++
▲1%

C++ Programming Language
▼0%

C#
▼0%

National Average
$81,000

C programming Language
▼1%

▼1%

HTML
▼2%


▼4%



▼6%

.NET
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 83 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 7%
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