Mid-Career Firmware Engineer Salary

Mid-Career Firmware Engineers take home approximately $92K annually on average. Total cash earnings of Mid-Career Firmware Engineers range from $68K on the low end to $143K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $16K and $9K, respectively. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$68,281 - $135,165
MEDIAN: $93,960

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Salary $68,281 - $135,165
Bonus $1,017 - $16,277
Profit Sharing $201.34 - $8,443
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).
$69,434 - $140,732
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 143

Firmware Engineer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $96,732

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

Home to some of the best pay for Mid-Career Firmware Engineers, Seattle offers exceptional salaries, 36 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Firmware Engineers will also find cushy salaries in San Jose (+21 percent). San Diego ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 2 percent below the national average.

Key Stats for Firmware Engineer


9 %
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
5-9 years
10-19 years

Skills That Affect Firmware Engineer Salaries

Software Development

C programming Language

National Average

Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS


Engineering Design


C++ Programming Language


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.


9 %
91 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 6%