The average salary for a Senior Embedded Software Engineer is $115,112.
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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 sof…Read more
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Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Embedded Software Engineer
The top respondents for the job title Senior Embedded Software Engineer are from the companies Northrop Grumman Corporation, Qualcomm Inc and Trimble Navigation, Ltd. Reported salaries are highest at Northrop Grumman Corporation where the average pay is $133,970. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Raytheon Co. and Trimble Navigation, Ltd, earning around $119,609 and $116,700, respectively. National Oilwell Varco pays the lowest at around $99,000. Stryker Corp. and Rockwell Automation, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $106,249 and $112,000, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
C Programming Language
C++ Programming Language
Skills in Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS, Software Development and Linux are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include C++ Programming Language and C Programming Language.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Embedded Software Engineer
An early career Senior Embedded Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $101,549 based on 55 salaries. A mid-career Senior Embedded Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $107,222 based on 198 salaries. An experienced Senior Embedded Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $117,485 based on 299 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $121,794.
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Employees with Senior Embedded Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 21.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (20.3% more) and Seattle, Washington (5.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (7.9% less).
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