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Embedded Engineer Salary in Chicago

Embedded Engineer Job Description

Embedded engineers work on a computer system that also has a dedicated function within a larger mechanical or electrical structure. There roles are described as "embedded" because it touches code that's part of a complete device often including new hardware and mechanical parts. Embedded engineers at times may work alongside analog engineers to collaborate schematic drawings, hardware selection and debugging. They may perform a review on technical documents and code. Error detection techniques to reduce packet loss and improve input, as well as planning compression schemes are some of the other tasks of an embedded engineer. On the software side, these techs can create scalable systems. They would also know about testing in CANoe and CANalyzer simulation devices, debugging, maintaining code and implementing RF signals on the receiver and transmitter side. Embedded engineers can work on anything from a mobile phone and wireless router to a washing machine. They usually have a bachelor's degree or higher. These engineers have knowledge of C, C++, OS such as Windows CE, TreadX, LINUX, software design, writing code and a good understanding of interrupts.

Living and Working in Chicago

Chicago is filled with expanding markets from various sectors. It's one of the top global financial centers in the world and the third largest city in the United States. Chicago is home to Exelon, Abbott Laboratories, Walgreens, Caterpillar and Boeing.

The Windy City has a bustling downtown. Residents enjoy views of Lake Michigan along with towering skyscrapers like the Willis Tower. Chicago is alo a sports town that features historic Wrigley Field. Cold winters and warm summers are the norm in this city.

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Compare Embedded Engineer salaries by region

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

  1. San Diego
  2. $184,500
  3. SF Bay Area
  4. $181,601
  5. Los Angeles
  6. $174,428
  7. Atlanta
  8. $168,000
  9. Boston
  10. $163,750
  11. Seattle
  12. $161,148
  13. Chicago
  14. $156,475
  15. New York
  16. $154,091
  17. Washington D.C.
  18. $152,058
  19. Denver
  20. $148,750
  21. Columbus
  22. $145,750
  23. Austin
  24. $142,666
  25. Philadelphia
  26. $142,350
  27. Dallas/Ft Worth
  28. $139,425
  29. Toronto
  30. C$139,104
  31. Houston
  32. $133,500
  33. Tampa
  34. $130,000
  35. France
  36. €100,000
  37. London
  38. £89,381
  39. Phoenix
  40. $80,000
  1. San Diego
  2. $184,500
  3. SF Bay Area
  4. $181,601
  5. Los Angeles
  6. $174,428
  7. Atlanta
  8. $168,000
  9. Boston
  10. $163,750
  11. Seattle
  12. $161,148
  13. Chicago
  14. $156,475
  15. New York
  16. $154,091
  17. Washington D.C.
  18. $152,058
  19. Denver
  20. $148,750
  21. Columbus
  22. $145,750
  23. Austin
  24. $142,666
  25. Philadelphia
  26. $142,350
  27. Dallas/Ft Worth
  28. $139,425
  29. Toronto
  30. C$139,104
  31. Houston
  32. $133,500
  33. Tampa
  34. $130,000
  35. France
  36. €100,000
  37. London
  38. £89,381
  39. Phoenix
  40. $80,000
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Where Embedded Engineers are highest in demand

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