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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, 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: