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Firmware Engineer Salary

$97,879 (USD)

Average Salary

$47/hr

Average Hourly

$4,277

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 06, 2019

The average pay for a Firmware Engineer is $97,879 a year and $47 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Firmware Engineer is between $68,706 and $121,481. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Firmware Engineer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Develops, implements, and maintains firmware software used in consumer electronic hardware devices for specific applications and systems, such as remote controls, mobile phones, and medical devices, and provides instructions to the devices on how to operate.
  • Designs, codes, and implements algorithms which enable the hardware to function, incorporating product and manufacturing requirements into firmware design.
  • Alters, organizes, and models the functionality of software for various industries, including automotive, health care, and consumer electronics industries.
  • Integrates firmware with the hardware boards.
Firmware Engineer Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Software Developers, Applications

Job family population: 903,160

Estimated population of Firmware Engineer jobs: 583,207

Rate of error: 1.6%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$113,469
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Firmware Engineer Job Listings for United States

Software / Firmware Engineer
Dec 3
San Diego, CA, USA
Memjet
Memjet has a need for a full time Software/Firmware Engineer based in San Diego to work closely with our OEMs to support their effort in developing Memjet based products. The candidate would need to ...
Software/Firmware Engineer
Oct 30
Hood River, OR, USA
Sierra-Olympic Technologies, Inc.
Software/Firmware Engineer Qualifications: - Embedded Linux development - Customer-facing GUI design with Qt, WinForms & WPF - Object-oriented programming in C++, C# - Comfortable with Windows ...
Software Engineer - Firmware
Dec 3
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.
Real-time firmware design * Programming in C * Object oriented design * Object oriented languages (C++) Ability to learn new skills and assume new responsibilities Ability to work cooperatively in a ...
Senior Firmware/Software Engineer (Linux Focus)
Dec 5
San Jose, United States
Mindsource Inc
Senior Firmware/Software Engineer (Linux Focus) Location: San Jose, CA Duration: Full Time Job Description * This hands-on role requires an experienced embedded/software developer to help build next ...
Senior Firmware/Software Engineer (Windows/Factory Support Focus)
Dec 5
San Jose, United States
Mindsource Inc
Senior Firmware/Software Engineer (Windows/Factory Support Focus) Location: San Jose, CA Term: Full Time Job Description * This hands-on role requires an experienced software developer to help build ...

The average pay for a Firmware Engineer is $97,879 a year and $47 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Firmware Engineer is between $68,706 and $121,481. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Firmware Engineer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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