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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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Based on real Hired interview data, Embedded Engineers in Seattle earn an average annual salary of
Based on real Hired interview data, Embedded Engineers in SF Bay Area earn an average annual salary of
$144,147
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $101,000 to a high of $175,000, 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, London, and New York. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular:

  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $172,283
  3. Seattle
  4. $156,424
  5. New York
  6. $154,437
  7. Los Angeles
  8. $153,472
  9. San Diego
  10. $152,500
  11. Philadelphia
  12. $150,000
  13. Washington D.C.
  14. $148,333
  15. Boston
  16. $148,109
  17. Chicago
  18. $145,225
  19. Denver
  20. $144,153
  21. Austin
  22. $142,409
  23. Atlanta
  24. $130,000
  25. Dallas/Ft Worth
  26. $125,444
  27. Minneapolis/St Paul
  28. $125,000
  29. Toronto
  30. C$124,000
  31. London
  32. £74,316
  33. France
  34. €56,600
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $172,283
  3. Seattle
  4. $156,424
  5. New York
  6. $154,437
  7. Los Angeles
  8. $153,472
  9. San Diego
  10. $152,500
  11. Philadelphia
  12. $150,000
  13. Washington D.C.
  14. $148,333
  15. Boston
  16. $148,109
  17. Chicago
  18. $145,225
  19. Denver
  20. $144,153
  21. Austin
  22. $142,409
  23. Atlanta
  24. $130,000
  25. Dallas/Ft Worth
  26. $125,444
  27. Minneapolis/St Paul
  28. $125,000
  29. Toronto
  30. C$124,000
  31. London
  32. £74,316
  33. France
  34. €56,600
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    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: