Entry-Level Firmware Engineer Salary

Earnings for Entry-Level Firmware Engineers come in at around $74K annually on average. Total incomes of Entry-Level Firmware Engineers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $10K from bonuses and close to $8K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $58K and $107K. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Firmware Engineers. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$57,945 - $103,417
$58K
$74K
$100K
MEDIAN: $74,379
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50%
90%

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$23.58 - $64.11
$24
$30
$64
MEDIAN: $30.09
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$0$110K
Salary $57,945 - $103,417
Bonus $592 - $10,358
Profit Sharing $979 - $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).
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$57,994 - $110,939
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 371
Hourly Data $0$64
Hourly Rate $23.58 - $64.11
Overtime $39.18
Annual Data $0$110K
Bonus $592 - $10,358
Profit Sharing $979 - $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).
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$57,994 - $110,939
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

Firmware Engineer Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Firmware Engineer


Entry-Level Firmware Engineers fill the offices of leading firms Intel Corporation, LSI Logic Corporation, Hewlett-Packard Company, Seagate Technology, Inc., and Tesla Motors. Heading up the field in terms of compensation, Tesla Motors offers the most; Entry-Level Firmware Engineers earn $93K on average there.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $76,132

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

San Jose is home to an above-average pay rate for Entry-Level Firmware Engineers, 33 percent higher than the national average. Entry-Level Firmware Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Santa Clara (+28 percent), Palo Alto (+27 percent), San Francisco (+7 percent), and Portland (+5 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Entry-Level Firmware Engineers is geography, with workers in Orlando earning a whopping 23 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Raleigh (16 percent lower) and Minneapolis (11 percent lower).

Firmware Engineer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Firmware Engineer in Oklahoma City:
Become a doctor. Far easier and far mor pay.

Key Stats for Firmware Engineer

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 51 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
13%

Skills That Affect Firmware Engineer Salaries

Python
▲11%


National Average
$76,000

C programming Language
▼1%

C
▼2%


C++
▼3%


C++ Programming Language
▼5%

Linux
▼5%

Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
▼7%

C# Programming Language
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 9%