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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Based on real Hired interview data, Embedded Engineers in Washington D.C. earn an average annual salary of
Based on real Hired interview data, Embedded Engineers in SF Bay Area earn an average annual salary of
$140,785
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $110,000 to a high of $160,000, 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, Other, and New York. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular:

  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $168,048
  3. Seattle
  4. $163,227
  5. New York
  6. $157,206
  7. Austin
  8. $152,220
  9. Los Angeles
  10. $151,784
  11. Boston
  12. $149,498
  13. San Diego
  14. $144,117
  15. Chicago
  16. $142,065
  17. Washington D.C.
  18. $138,805
  19. Atlanta
  20. $138,300
  21. Denver
  22. $130,416
  23. Minneapolis/St Paul
  24. $128,666
  25. Toronto
  26. C$126,512
  27. Philadelphia
  28. $121,571
  29. Dallas/Ft Worth
  30. $117,092
  31. Dublin
  32. €114,000
  33. London
  34. £69,840
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $168,048
  3. Seattle
  4. $163,227
  5. New York
  6. $157,206
  7. Austin
  8. $152,220
  9. Los Angeles
  10. $151,784
  11. Boston
  12. $149,498
  13. San Diego
  14. $144,117
  15. Chicago
  16. $142,065
  17. Washington D.C.
  18. $138,805
  19. Atlanta
  20. $138,300
  21. Denver
  22. $130,416
  23. Minneapolis/St Paul
  24. $128,666
  25. Toronto
  26. C$126,512
  27. Philadelphia
  28. $121,571
  29. Dallas/Ft Worth
  30. $117,092
  31. Dublin
  32. €114,000
  33. London
  34. £69,840
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Where Embedded Engineers are highest in demand

    Embedded Engineers are highest in demand in SF Bay Area, Other, and New York. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular: