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Average Embedded Software Engineer Salary in San Francisco, California

$113,943
Avg. Salary
$9,673
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The average salary for an Embedded Software Engineer in San Francisco, California is $113,943.
10%
$88k
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$114k
90%
$138k
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What Do Embedded Software Engineers Do?

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What Are Popular Skills for Embedded Software Engineers?

Skills in C++ Programming Language and Linux are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Software Development and Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Embedded Software Engineers?

An early career Embedded Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $103,659 based on 23 salaries. A mid-career Embedded Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $120,855 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Embedded Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $120,000 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Embedded Software Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 0.6% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (28.6% less), Austin, Texas (26.5% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (26.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 37 survey responses.
Early Career
62.2%
Mid Career
24.3%
Experienced
13.5%