$78,177
Avg. Salary
$32.00
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$3,066

Bonus

$2,700

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Embedded Systems Engineer is $32.00 per hour.

The average pay for an Embedded Systems Engineer is $78,177 per year.

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$16.29
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MEDIAN $32.00
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$113k
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MEDIAN $78,177
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MEDIAN: $78,177
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$0$118K
Salary $60,741 - $113,006
Bonus $0.00 - $10,183
Profit Sharing $992 - $10,059
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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$60,233 - $118,921
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 551
Hourly Data $0$76
Hourly Rate $16.29 - $76.21
Overtime $21.29 - $60.61
Annual Data $0$118K
Bonus $0.00 - $10,183
Profit Sharing $992 - $10,059
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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$60,233 - $118,921
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 42

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.

Common Career Paths for Embedded Systems Engineer


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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

11%

-12%

National Average: $79,498

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Embedded Systems Engineer Reviews

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

Embedded Systems Engineer in Seattle:
"Day to day work can be fun once you get passed the bureaucracy."
Pros: Writing and debugging code
Cons: Dealing with demands from outside teams

Embedded Systems Engineer in Coralville:
"Diamond in the rough."
Pros: It is nice because I have a lot of friends in the area. The living is cheap and I can keep busy.
Cons: There is a scarcity of jobs in the fields I want to work in. Also, the drivers are absolutely horrible.

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

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 84 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Embedded Systems Engineer Salaries

▲42%

▲29%

▲13%

National Average
$79,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Embedded Systems Engineer Salaries


▲4%

Systems Engineering
▲4%


National Average
$79,000

C programming Language
▼2%


C
▼4%


C++
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 84 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 12%