A Firmware Engineer in Toronto, Ontario earns an average salary of C$64,854 per year.

C$45,615 - C$98,823
MEDIAN: C$67,146
Salary C$45,615 - C$98,823
Bonus C$5,000
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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).
C$43,233 - C$99,497
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 8 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

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.


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

Key Stats for Firmware Engineer

1-4 years
10-19 years

Skills That Affect Firmware Engineer Salaries


C programming Language

National Average

Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS

Years of Experience

1-4 years
10-19 years

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 31%