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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
$147,538
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $100,000 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 London. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular:

  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $183,391
  3. Minneapolis/St Paul
  4. $176,800
  5. Seattle
  6. $163,968
  7. Atlanta
  8. $161,357
  9. San Diego
  10. $161,119
  11. New York
  12. $158,371
  13. Washington D.C.
  14. $158,042
  15. Los Angeles
  16. $153,880
  17. Boston
  18. $150,412
  19. Phoenix
  20. $150,000
  21. Tampa
  22. $148,857
  23. Dallas/Ft Worth
  24. $148,107
  25. Austin
  26. $146,025
  27. Philadelphia
  28. $142,333
  29. Toronto
  30. C$142,000
  31. Chicago
  32. $139,161
  33. Denver
  34. $137,100
  35. Houston
  36. $127,750
  37. Dublin
  38. €115,000
  39. Columbus
  40. $87,000
  41. London
  42. £80,180
  43. France
  44. €72,142
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $183,391
  3. Minneapolis/St Paul
  4. $176,800
  5. Seattle
  6. $163,968
  7. Atlanta
  8. $161,357
  9. San Diego
  10. $161,119
  11. New York
  12. $158,371
  13. Washington D.C.
  14. $158,042
  15. Los Angeles
  16. $153,880
  17. Boston
  18. $150,412
  19. Phoenix
  20. $150,000
  21. Tampa
  22. $148,857
  23. Dallas/Ft Worth
  24. $148,107
  25. Austin
  26. $146,025
  27. Philadelphia
  28. $142,333
  29. Toronto
  30. C$142,000
  31. Chicago
  32. $139,161
  33. Denver
  34. $137,100
  35. Houston
  36. $127,750
  37. Dublin
  38. €115,000
  39. Columbus
  40. $87,000
  41. London
  42. £80,180
  43. France
  44. €72,142
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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: