Median pay for Entry-Level Embedded Systems Engineers lies in the neighborhood of $71K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $9K and $5K, respectively — total cash payment to Entry-Level Embedded Systems Engineers can bottom out near $53K or peak near $98K depending on individual performance. There are far more male Entry-Level Embedded Systems Engineers survey respondents than women, making up 89 percent. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Embedded Systems Engineers. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$53,996 - $95,917
(Median)
$54K
$71K
$96K
MEDIAN: $70,720
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50%
90%

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$14.30 - $48.94
(Median)
$14
$24
$49
MEDIAN: $24.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$53,996 - $95,917  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,060  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,848  
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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$53,351 - $98,457  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 166
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.30 - $48.94  
   
Overtime
$33.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,060  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,848  
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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$53,351 - $98,457  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Skills That Affect Embedded Systems Engineer Salaries

Software Development
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C++ Programming Language
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Linux
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National Average
$71,000

C programming Language
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Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

C
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Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
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C++
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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