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.

$61,747 - $116,294
$62K
$80K
$120K
MEDIAN: $79,849
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50%
90%

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$20.04 - $71.45
$20
$33
$71
MEDIAN: $33.16
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90%

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$0$121K
Salary $61,747 - $116,294
Bonus $0.00 - $12,037
Profit Sharing $507 - $12,365
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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$61,434 - $121,504
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 862
Hourly Data $0$71
Hourly Rate $20.04 - $71.45
Overtime $26.96 - $67.50
Annual Data $0$121K
Bonus $0.00 - $12,037
Profit Sharing $507 - $12,365
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).
)
$61,434 - $121,504
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 62

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.

Common Career Paths for Embedded Software Engineer


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Popular Employer Salaries for Embedded Software Engineer

Popular Skills for Embedded Software Engineer

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: $81,119

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Key Stats for Embedded Software Engineer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 100 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%

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 100 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 8%