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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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Compare Embedded Engineer salaries by region

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

  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $162,342
  3. Seattle
  4. $149,770
  5. New York
  6. $146,086
  7. Austin
  8. $144,155
  9. Boston
  10. $139,886
  11. Los Angeles
  12. $139,295
  13. San Diego
  14. $138,818
  15. Washington D.C.
  16. $132,357
  17. Denver
  18. $127,071
  19. Chicago
  20. $123,438
  21. Dallas/Ft Worth
  22. $119,435
  23. Toronto
  24. C$106,643
  25. London
  26. £69,721
  27. France
  28. €53,011
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $162,342
  3. Seattle
  4. $149,770
  5. New York
  6. $146,086
  7. Austin
  8. $144,155
  9. Boston
  10. $139,886
  11. Los Angeles
  12. $139,295
  13. San Diego
  14. $138,818
  15. Washington D.C.
  16. $132,357
  17. Denver
  18. $127,071
  19. Chicago
  20. $123,438
  21. Dallas/Ft Worth
  22. $119,435
  23. Toronto
  24. C$106,643
  25. London
  26. £69,721
  27. France
  28. €53,011
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Where Embedded Engineers are highest in demand

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