Earnings for Mid-Career Firmware Engineers come in at around $93K per year on average. Total incomes of Mid-Career Firmware Engineers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $15K from bonuses and close to $10K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $72K and $139K. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$70,594 - $133,027
MEDIAN: $93,012

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$70,594 - $133,027  
$1,030 - $15,000  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $9,787  
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
$71,538 - $139,074  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 138

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Skills That Affect Firmware Engineer Salaries

Software Development
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.


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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 7%