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Average Firmware Engineer Salary in Canada

C$70,506
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$3,025
Bonus
C$3,955
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The average salary for a Firmware Engineer in Canada is C$70,506.
10%
CA$54k
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CA$71k
90%
CA$90k
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C$54k - C$90k
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C$2k - C$8k
Profit Sharing
C$360 - C$6k
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C$51k - C$93k
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What Do Firmware Engineers Do?

Firmware Engineer Tasks
  • Design and develop firmware and software modules such as device drivers, diagnostic monitors, and application firmware.
  • Apply standards and protocols to meet requirements and system needs.
  • Debug and test firmware and algorithms, optimizing product functionality.

Job Satisfaction for Firmware Engineer

3.8 out of 5
(16)
Highly Satisfied
12Reviews

Career Paths

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Firmware Engineer
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What Are Popular Skills for Firmware Engineers?

Skills in Software Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Engineering Design, C++ Programming Language, Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS and C Programming Language.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Firmware Engineers?

An entry-level Firmware Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$59,635 based on 6 salaries. An early career Firmware Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$66,659 based on 104 salaries. A mid-career Firmware Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$80,136 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Firmware Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$86,204 based on 20 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$91,000.
Employees with Firmware Engineer in their job title in Vancouver, British Columbia earn an average of 9.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (6.9% more) and Kitchener, Ontario (2.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Waterloo, Ontario (7.9% less), Montréal, Québec (4.7% less) and Victoria, British Columbia (2.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 177 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.4%
Early Career
58.8%
Mid Career
22.6%
Experienced
11.3%
Late Career
4.0%