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

  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $168,527
  3. Seattle
  4. $161,377
  5. New York
  6. $157,253
  7. Los Angeles
  8. $152,225
  9. Boston
  10. $152,051
  11. Austin
  12. $149,652
  13. San Diego
  14. $142,647
  15. Washington D.C.
  16. $139,546
  17. Chicago
  18. $138,957
  19. Atlanta
  20. $138,125
  21. Denver
  22. $135,576
  23. Minneapolis/St Paul
  24. $128,666
  25. Toronto
  26. C$126,092
  27. Philadelphia
  28. $125,142
  29. Dallas/Ft Worth
  30. $116,652
  31. Dublin
  32. €114,000
  33. London
  34. £70,386
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $168,527
  3. Seattle
  4. $161,377
  5. New York
  6. $157,253
  7. Los Angeles
  8. $152,225
  9. Boston
  10. $152,051
  11. Austin
  12. $149,652
  13. San Diego
  14. $142,647
  15. Washington D.C.
  16. $139,546
  17. Chicago
  18. $138,957
  19. Atlanta
  20. $138,125
  21. Denver
  22. $135,576
  23. Minneapolis/St Paul
  24. $128,666
  25. Toronto
  26. C$126,092
  27. Philadelphia
  28. $125,142
  29. Dallas/Ft Worth
  30. $116,652
  31. Dublin
  32. €114,000
  33. London
  34. £70,386
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Where Embedded Engineers are highest in demand

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