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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
$140,111
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $90,000 to a high of $200,000, with a median salary of $141,000.

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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. $164,974
  3. Los Angeles
  4. $158,409
  5. New York
  6. $155,839
  7. Seattle
  8. $151,158
  9. Boston
  10. $146,665
  11. Austin
  12. $145,872
  13. Washington D.C.
  14. $144,803
  15. Denver
  16. $134,553
  17. San Diego
  18. $134,272
  19. Chicago
  20. $128,383
  21. Dallas/Ft Worth
  22. $127,765
  23. Toronto
  24. C$117,184
  25. London
  26. £72,823
  27. France
  28. €56,301
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $164,974
  3. Los Angeles
  4. $158,409
  5. New York
  6. $155,839
  7. Seattle
  8. $151,158
  9. Boston
  10. $146,665
  11. Austin
  12. $145,872
  13. Washington D.C.
  14. $144,803
  15. Denver
  16. $134,553
  17. San Diego
  18. $134,272
  19. Chicago
  20. $128,383
  21. Dallas/Ft Worth
  22. $127,765
  23. Toronto
  24. C$117,184
  25. London
  26. £72,823
  27. France
  28. €56,301
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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: