Mid-Career Firmware Engineer Salary

Median pay for Mid-Career Firmware Engineers lies in the neighborhood of $91K per year. Total cash compensation for Mid-Career Firmware Engineers runs from $67K to $142K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $12K and profit sharing that can reach almost $10K. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Mid-Career Firmware Engineers. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$66,887 - $136,078
MEDIAN: $91,419

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
$66,887 - $136,078  
$1,007 - $12,193  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $9,863  
Total Pay (?
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).
$67,470 - $141,616  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 144

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $93,707

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With a pay rate for Mid-Career Firmware Engineers that is 38 percent greater than the national average, Seattle offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Mid-Career Firmware Engineers will also find cushy salaries in San Jose (+23 percent).

Key Stats for Firmware Engineer


9 %
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
5-9 years
10-19 years
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Firmware Engineer Salaries

Software Development

C programming Language

Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS


National Average

Engineering Design


C++ Programming Language


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.


9 %
91 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 8%