Embedded Systems Engineer Salary

An Embedded Systems Engineer earns an average salary of $77,050 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

$60,892 - $115,985
$61K
$77K
$120K
MEDIAN: $77,146
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50%
90%

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$16.11 - $74.50
$16
$31
$74
MEDIAN: $30.96
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$0$119K
Salary $60,892 - $115,985
Bonus $0.00 - $10,271
Profit Sharing $995 - $10,108
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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$60,815 - $119,877
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 268
Hourly Data $0$74
Hourly Rate $16.11 - $74.50
Overtime $44.75
Annual Data $0$119K
Bonus $0.00 - $10,271
Profit Sharing $995 - $10,108
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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$60,815 - $119,877
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 20

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Job Description for Embedded Systems Engineer

Embedded systems engineers hold a specialized role, generally in technology and information-technology related businesses. Duties performed by these engineers include tasks throughout the software development cycle from planning and writing code to testing and maintaining software. Coding often involve highly specialized systems with specific requirements; the high level of accuracy required means that attention to detail is essential. Embedded systems engineers also create documentation for code and product features, as well as make contributions to their team through mediums such as meetings or collaboration.

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Embedded Systems Engineer Tasks

  • Act as technical lead from start to completion of projects, developing, and producing on time.
  • Oversee compliance with regulations, standards, and other products.
  • Mentor and train other employees, and report on their progress.
  • Develop software and assign coding modules to other team members.

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Popular Skills for Embedded Systems Engineer

Pay by Experience Level for Embedded Systems Engineer

Pay by Experience for an Embedded Systems Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Embedded Systems Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 169 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Embedded Systems Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 68 salaries. An experienced Embedded Systems Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 47 salaries. An Embedded Systems Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $113,000 based on 14 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $77,891

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Embedded Systems Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Embedded Systems Engineer?

Embedded Systems Engineer in Los Angeles:
Pros: Ability to have a diverse range of projects and opportunities in science and engineering fields. Wide choice of projects in various topics to acquire a broad skill set.
Cons: No stock options, lower compensation than commercial companies.

Embedded Systems Engineer in Greensboro:
"Stress Level."
Pros: Variety of tasks that I can work on.
Cons: Underdeveloped processes and working with a few individuals.

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Key Stats for Embedded Systems Engineer

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Embedded Systems Engineer Salaries

▲45%

▲31%

▲15%

National Average
$78,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Embedded Systems Engineer Salaries


▲6%

Systems Engineering
▲6%


C programming Language
▼0%


National Average
$78,000

C
▼2%


C++
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 11%
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