The average pay for a Senior Embedded Software Engineer is $98,802 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. A skill in Driver/Core Development is associated with high pay for this job.
Senior Embedded Software Engineer Total Pay (?
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$73,632 - $131,683
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MEDIAN: $98,801
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Senior Embedded Software Engineer Total Pay (?
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$30.25 - $97.39
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MEDIAN: $60
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$73,632 - $131,683  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,725  
Profit Sharing
$1,163 - $8,243  
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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$76,304 - $140,844  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 864
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$30.25 - $97.39  
   
Overtime
$25.76 - $87.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,725  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,163 - $8,243  
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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$76,304 - $140,844  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 864
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Job Description for Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Senior embedded software engineers require a vast and diverse skill set. These engineers must be gifted communicators and leaders of a team of software engineers and programmers, as they work closely with other team members to produce software which meets customers’ expectations. They must be proficient verbal and written communicators, as they will need to communicate their vision to their team clearly and efficiently. Senior engineers must also mentor junior team members in all areas of software engineering as they learn and apply new technologies in their work.
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Senior Embedded Software Engineer Tasks
  • Write performance critical code in resource-limited environments, including low power, low memory, restricted bandwidth, CPU, etc.
  • Test and document software.
  • Use kernel debuggers, system dumps, and assembly language, as well as higher level languages.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for embedded devices.
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Experience Affects Senior Embedded Software Engineer Salaries

National Average
$102,000

Skills That Affect Senior Embedded Software Engineer Salaries

Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
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Linux
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$102,000
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 210 votes.
Gender
Female
6%
female alumni
 
Male
94%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
27%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 6%
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