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Embedded Engineer Salary in Seattle

Embedded Engineer Job Description

An embedded engineer works with both hardware and software in embedded systems within a company. Each company will have its own unique embedded systems that require maintenance, troubleshooting, adjustments and reconfiguaration. To be effective in this position, an embedded engineer needs to have excellent knowledge of C and C++ coding for hardware, understanding of how various operating systems work and working knowledge of assembly languages like x86 or ARM.

It is useful for embedded engineers to understand electronics well, as they will be dealing with a variety of hardware systems. If a company works on the Internet of Things (IoT) hardware devices, understanding of HMI programming or audio stacks is beneficial.

Living and Working in Seattle

Over the years, Seattle has been referred to as the next Silicon Valley because of the continued, rapid increase in tech companies moving to or starting up here. In 2016, Seattle was listed as the fasted growing city for tech jobs in the entire USA with a 10.7% increase. Large companies, including Amazon and AirBnB, are increasing their office spaces within the city to attract more tech professionals. Amazon accounts for more than 30,000 of the tech employees currently working in Seattle.

Seattle is a highly desirable place to live. There are numerous outdoor recreation opportunities immediately outside the city as well as a diverse selection of entertainment in the city. Capitol Hill, Mount Baker, West Seattle, South Lake Union and Leschi are all popular neighborhoods for working professionals.

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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. SF Bay Area
  2. $182,787
  3. Los Angeles
  4. $180,166
  5. Boston
  6. $164,704
  7. San Diego
  8. $164,000
  9. Seattle
  10. $159,361
  11. New York
  12. $157,995
  13. Washington D.C.
  14. $151,806
  15. Columbus
  16. $148,833
  17. Philadelphia
  18. $147,245
  19. Houston
  20. $145,000
  21. Chicago
  22. $144,933
  23. Dallas/Ft Worth
  24. $142,673
  25. Denver
  26. $140,000
  27. Tampa
  28. $130,000
  29. Atlanta
  30. $126,200
  31. Austin
  32. $116,428
  33. Toronto
  34. C$100,000
  35. France
  36. €100,000
  37. London
  38. £96,392
  39. Phoenix
  40. $80,000
  41. Dublin
  42. €100
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $182,787
  3. Los Angeles
  4. $180,166
  5. Boston
  6. $164,704
  7. San Diego
  8. $164,000
  9. Seattle
  10. $159,361
  11. New York
  12. $157,995
  13. Washington D.C.
  14. $151,806
  15. Columbus
  16. $148,833
  17. Philadelphia
  18. $147,245
  19. Houston
  20. $145,000
  21. Chicago
  22. $144,933
  23. Dallas/Ft Worth
  24. $142,673
  25. Denver
  26. $140,000
  27. Tampa
  28. $130,000
  29. Atlanta
  30. $126,200
  31. Austin
  32. $116,428
  33. Toronto
  34. C$100,000
  35. France
  36. €100,000
  37. London
  38. £96,392
  39. Phoenix
  40. $80,000
  41. Dublin
  42. €100
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    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: