Embedded Software Engineer V Salary in Chicago, Illinois

How much does an Embedded Software Engineer V make in Chicago, IL? The average Embedded Software Engineer V salary in Chicago, IL is $150,800 as of April 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $143,785 and $164,205. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description

Designs, develops, tests, debugs, and implements embedded software and systems. Develops software and firmware source code in C/C++, Embedded C, and other languages. Understanding of common communication interfaces like SPI, I2C, USB, UART, and others. Utilizes version control, simulation, debugging, and other development tools. Collaborates cross functionally with hardware engineers. Provides engineering support for testing, deployment, and updates. Requires a bachelor's degree in computer science, electrical engineering, or related field. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Works autonomously. Goals are generally communicated in "solution" or project goal terms. May provide a leadership role for the work group through knowledge in the area of specialization. Works on advanced, complex technical projects or business issues requiring state of the art technical or industry knowledge. Typically requires 10+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

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    Embedded Software Engineer IV

    7 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    10 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Embedded Software Engineering Manager

    5 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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