A Firmware Engineer earns an average salary of C$66,786 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. A skill in C++ Programming Language is associated with high pay for this job.

C$50,834 - C$95,499
C$51K
C$69K
C$95K
MEDIAN: C$68,839
10%
50%
90%
C$20.13 - C$31.79
C$20
C$28
C$32
MEDIAN: C$28.13
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$97K
Salary C$50,834 - C$95,499
Bonus C$0.00 - C$8,940
Profit Sharing C$4,045
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).
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C$50,259 - C$97,708
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 105
Hourly Data C$0C$40
Hourly Rate C$20.13 - C$31.79
Overtime C$40.49
Annual Data C$0C$97K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$8,940
Profit Sharing C$4,045
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).
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C$50,259 - C$97,708
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

Job Description for Firmware Engineer

A firmware engineer works as an essential part of a company's technical team, designing and developing firmware solutions for technological products to ensure they run effectively without glitches or malfunctions. Firmware is the information that provides the necessary guidelines for computer hardware or other technical apparatus to operate smoothly with the other components of a machine. Since technology is constantly evolving with new hardware and software released every day, firmware engineers are essential team members both for organizations that manufacture technical solutions and businesses that use their products. The firmware engineer is responsible for developing new guidelines and operating rules for hardware to ensure that technology remains compatible with new and updated information and equipment.

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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.

Firmware Engineer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Firmware Engineer

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$68,449

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Key Stats for Firmware Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Firmware Engineer Salaries

▲17%

Mid-Career
▲9%

National Average
C$68,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Firmware Engineer Salaries

C++ Programming Language
▲14%


National Average
C$68,000

C
▼1%

Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
▼3%

C++
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 9%