Salary Directory SF Bay Area Embedded Engineers

Embedded Engineer Salary in SF Bay Area

Embedded Engineer Job Description

Embedded engineers may also be referred to as embedded systems or embedded software engineers. They analyze and work on computer systems that also have a dedicated function in a bigger electrical or mechanical structure. The role is described as "embedded" because it touches code that's part of a device. This often includes mechanical parts and new hardware. Embedded engineers at times may collaborate with developers or analog engineers on schematic hardware selection, drawings and debugging. They may perform a review on code and technical documents. Planning compression scheme, as well as detection techniques for errors to improve input and reduce packet loss are other tasks of an embedded engineer. These techs can create scalable software systems. They know about implementing RF signals, debugging, maintaining code and testing in CANoe and CANalyzer simulation devices. These embedded engineers can be tasked with working on wireless routers, mobile phones and even washing machines They also have a good understanding of interrupts, writing code and software design. They're knowledgeable of C++, OS such as Windows CE, Linux and other applications.

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Based on real Hired interview data, Embedded Engineers in SF Bay Area earn an average annual salary of
Based on real Hired interview data, Embedded Engineers in SF Bay Area earn an average annual salary of
$143,536
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $70,000 to a high of $200,000, with a median salary of $150,000.

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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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