C$68,970
Avg. Salary
C$27.76
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

C$2,948

Bonus

C$4,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Firmware Engineer is C$27.76 per hour.

The average pay for a Firmware Engineer is C$68,970 per year.

C$17.75
10%
C$27.76
50%
C$33.46
90%
MEDIAN C$27.76
C$52k
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C$69k
50%
C$91k
90%
MEDIAN C$68,970
C$51,899 - C$90,539
C$52K
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MEDIAN: C$68,970
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90%
C$17.75 - C$33.46
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MEDIAN: C$27.76
10%
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90%
C$0C$92K
Salary C$51,899 - C$90,539
Bonus C$0.00 - C$8,385
Profit Sharing C$4,000
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$50,315 - C$92,257
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 136
Hourly Data C$0C$44
Hourly Rate C$17.75 - C$33.46
Overtime C$39.74
Annual Data C$0C$92K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$8,385
Profit Sharing C$4,000
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$50,315 - C$92,257
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

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 Pay By Employer

$0$142K

$90,747

HP Inc.
16 profiles
$78,787

$83,075

Tesla Motors
12 profiles
$93,699

$74,922

$95,228

$121,775

Toshiba
5 profiles
$104,117

Firmware Engineer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Firmware Engineer

Pay Difference by Location

13%

-4%

National Average: C$68,998

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Firmware Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Firmware Engineer?

Firmware Engineer in Vancouver:
Pros: Close to family, beautiful place.
Cons: Traffic, too many people just scraping by, absentee wealthy.

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Key Stats for Firmware Engineer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Firmware Engineer Salaries

▲16%

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
C$69,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Firmware Engineer Salaries

C++ Programming Language
▲13%


National Average
C$69,000

C
▼2%

Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
▼4%

C++
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 14%