Salary Directory Chicago Embedded Engineers

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, London, and New York. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular:

  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $172,316
  3. Los Angeles
  4. $158,181
  5. Washington D.C.
  6. $155,222
  7. Seattle
  8. $154,650
  9. New York
  10. $153,455
  11. Philadelphia
  12. $150,000
  13. Boston
  14. $149,527
  15. Denver
  16. $148,800
  17. San Diego
  18. $148,000
  19. Austin
  20. $144,586
  21. Chicago
  22. $141,457
  23. Atlanta
  24. $130,000
  25. Toronto
  26. C$122,878
  27. Dallas/Ft Worth
  28. $122,000
  29. London
  30. £73,683
  31. France
  32. €58,363
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $172,316
  3. Los Angeles
  4. $158,181
  5. Washington D.C.
  6. $155,222
  7. Seattle
  8. $154,650
  9. New York
  10. $153,455
  11. Philadelphia
  12. $150,000
  13. Boston
  14. $149,527
  15. Denver
  16. $148,800
  17. San Diego
  18. $148,000
  19. Austin
  20. $144,586
  21. Chicago
  22. $141,457
  23. Atlanta
  24. $130,000
  25. Toronto
  26. C$122,878
  27. Dallas/Ft Worth
  28. $122,000
  29. London
  30. £73,683
  31. France
  32. €58,363
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Where Embedded Engineers are highest in demand

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