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Embedded Engineer Salary in Austin

Embedded Engineer Job Description

Embedded system engineers are responsible for working on computer systems that have dedicated functions within larger electrical or mechanical systems. The embedded aspect of the position comes into play due to the role of the engineer requiring him or her to work on the device's code. The embedded engineer also works on mechanical and hardware portions of the device, building and developing software stacks that meet the needs of individual applications. Candidates are also responsible for testing and integrating software into larger systems. Part of the embedded engineer's duties are to debug software, and resolve any issues that occur during use.

Embedded engineers should possess experience with C/C++ programming, and have an understanding of Real Time Operating Systems and concepts. Additional skills include working with microprocessors and microcontrollers, and I/O interface programming. Embedded engineers should possess strong written and verbal communication skills, and knowledge of standard communication protocols.

Living and Working in Austin, Texas

Austin is a city steeped in history, but that hasn't stopped its daily growth. The city continues to grow rapidly, and was ranked as the #1 Best Place to Live by U.S. News. With an average salary of $82,592 per year, embedded engineers in Austin bring in considerably more than the average annual salary of $49,560. The weather in Austin is mild throughout most of the year, but temperatures can reach the mid-90s during the summer months. With a mix of students and professionals moving to the area daily, Austin offers a broad spectrum of people that appeals to most.

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Based on real Hired interview data, Embedded Engineers in Austin earn an average annual salary of
Based on real Hired interview data, Embedded Engineers in SF Bay Area earn an average annual salary of
$138,235
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $110,000 to a high of $175,000, with a median salary of $140,000.

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Compare Embedded Engineer salaries by region

Embedded Engineers are highest in demand in SF Bay Area, Other, and London. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular:

  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $170,144
  3. Seattle
  4. $158,001
  5. New York
  6. $155,803
  7. Los Angeles
  8. $149,638
  9. Austin
  10. $149,555
  11. Boston
  12. $149,497
  13. Chicago
  14. $145,292
  15. San Diego
  16. $145,000
  17. Washington D.C.
  18. $144,732
  19. Denver
  20. $137,684
  21. Philadelphia
  22. $135,000
  23. Atlanta
  24. $130,000
  25. Minneapolis/St Paul
  26. $125,000
  27. Toronto
  28. C$123,442
  29. Dallas/Ft Worth
  30. $120,500
  31. Dublin
  32. €96,666
  33. London
  34. £73,348
  35. France
  36. €56,600
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $170,144
  3. Seattle
  4. $158,001
  5. New York
  6. $155,803
  7. Los Angeles
  8. $149,638
  9. Austin
  10. $149,555
  11. Boston
  12. $149,497
  13. Chicago
  14. $145,292
  15. San Diego
  16. $145,000
  17. Washington D.C.
  18. $144,732
  19. Denver
  20. $137,684
  21. Philadelphia
  22. $135,000
  23. Atlanta
  24. $130,000
  25. Minneapolis/St Paul
  26. $125,000
  27. Toronto
  28. C$123,442
  29. Dallas/Ft Worth
  30. $120,500
  31. Dublin
  32. €96,666
  33. London
  34. £73,348
  35. France
  36. €56,600
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Where Embedded Engineers are highest in demand

    Embedded Engineers are highest in demand in SF Bay Area, Other, and London. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular: