The average pay for an Entry-Level Embedded Software Engineer is $71,357 per year.

$57,641 - $91,976
(Median)
$58K
$71K
$92K
MEDIAN: $71,356
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$19.93 - $53.33
(Median)
$20
$31
$53
MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$57,641 - $91,976  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,751  
Profit Sharing
$309.13 - $11,635  
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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$56,653 - $95,230  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 459
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$19.93 - $53.33  
   
Overtime
$27.05 - $56.35  
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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,751  
   
Profit Sharing
$309.13 - $11,635  
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).
)
$56,653 - $95,230  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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Embedded Software Engineer in Philadelphia:
"Negotiate Your Salary Aggressively."
A lot of companies in the area will underpay you if they think they can. A lot of companies will not give you raises you deserve. Make sure you know what you're, negotiate it, and be ready to leave your job in 2-3 years if they are not giving you raises and developing your career.

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Skills That Affect Embedded Software Engineer Salaries

UNIX
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C++
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Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
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C++ Programming Language
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C programming Language
0%

Linux
0%

Matlab
0%

Driver/Core Development
0%

Microsoft Office
0%

C#
0%

National Average
$72,000

Assembler
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Python
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Java
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Software Development
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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