Embedded Engineer Salary in Washington D.C.

Embedded Engineer Job Description

Embedded engineers can work on anything from a wireless router and mobile phone to a washing machine. Their role is described as "embedded" because it touches code that's part of a device that often includes updated hardware and mechanical parts. Embedded engineers work on a computer system that also has a dedicated function within a larger mechanical or electrical structure. At times, these techs are teamed alongside analog engineers to collaborate on hardware selection, schematic drawings and debugging. They have knowledge of OS such as Windows CE, C++, ThreadX, Linux, writing code, software design and a good grasp of interrupts.

Embedded engineers may perform a review on technical documents and code. They implement detection techniques for errors to improve input and reduce packet loss, as well as planning compression schemes. Embedded engineers can be tasked with creating scalable software systems. They also know about implementing RF signals, as well a testing in CANoe and CANalyzer simulation devices.

Living and Working in Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. has an economy that's constantly growing. It's structure is built on government, as well as education and tourism. Washington has 176 foreign embassies and plenty of political organizations. The city is expanding in tech and has a large number of venture capital firms to help startups take off.

Being the nation's capital, D.C. has tourists that come from miles around to visit the museums and other attractions, including the Lincoln Memorial, the White House and the Smithsonian. It has plenty of events during the year, like the popular Cherry Blossom Festival.

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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. $183,162
  3. Minneapolis/St Paul
  4. $176,800
  5. Seattle
  6. $164,002
  7. Atlanta
  8. $161,357
  9. San Diego
  10. $161,119
  11. Washington D.C.
  12. $158,714
  13. New York
  14. $157,957
  15. Los Angeles
  16. $151,918
  17. Boston
  18. $150,714
  19. Phoenix
  20. $150,000
  21. Tampa
  22. $148,857
  23. Dallas/Ft Worth
  24. $148,534
  25. Austin
  26. $146,025
  27. Philadelphia
  28. $142,333
  29. Toronto
  30. C$142,250
  31. Chicago
  32. $138,914
  33. Denver
  34. $137,100
  35. Houston
  36. $127,750
  37. Dublin
  38. €115,000
  39. Columbus
  40. $87,000
  41. London
  42. £80,323
  43. France
  44. €72,142
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $183,162
  3. Minneapolis/St Paul
  4. $176,800
  5. Seattle
  6. $164,002
  7. Atlanta
  8. $161,357
  9. San Diego
  10. $161,119
  11. Washington D.C.
  12. $158,714
  13. New York
  14. $157,957
  15. Los Angeles
  16. $151,918
  17. Boston
  18. $150,714
  19. Phoenix
  20. $150,000
  21. Tampa
  22. $148,857
  23. Dallas/Ft Worth
  24. $148,534
  25. Austin
  26. $146,025
  27. Philadelphia
  28. $142,333
  29. Toronto
  30. C$142,250
  31. Chicago
  32. $138,914
  33. Denver
  34. $137,100
  35. Houston
  36. $127,750
  37. Dublin
  38. €115,000
  39. Columbus
  40. $87,000
  41. London
  42. £80,323
  43. France
  44. €72,142
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Where Embedded Engineers are highest in demand

    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: