How much does a Senior Firmware Engineer make?

Updated Oct 15, 2021

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$122,348 /yr
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777 salaries

$97K

Low

$122K

Average

$155K

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The national average salary for Senior Firmware Engineer is $122,348 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Senior Firmware Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 777 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Firmware Engineer employees.

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Western Digital
3.8

Western Digital

Senior Firmware Engineer

$95,632

 /yr
Range: $86K - $122K
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$86K

$122K

$86,178 - $122,493 Range

Intel Corporation
4.2

Intel Corporation

Senior Firmware Engineer

$131,593

 /yr
Range: $105K - $161K

$105K

$161K

$105,243 - $160,815 Range

Marvell Technology
4.2

Marvell Technology

Senior Firmware Engineer

$130,637

 /yr
Range: $109K - $148K

$109K

$148K

$109,028 - $148,212 Range

Seagate Technology
3.8

Seagate Technology

Senior Firmware Engineer

$105,696

 /yr
Range: $92K - $161K

$92K

$161K

$91,624 - $160,823 Range

HGST Solutions

Senior Firmware Engineer

$111,115

 /yr
Range: $111K - $111K

$111K

$111K

$111,115 - $111,115 Range

Micron Technology
3.7

Micron Technology

Senior Firmware Engineer

$147,687

 /yr
Range: $111K - $201K

$111K

$201K

$111,169 - $201,466 Range

Rockwell Automation
4

Rockwell Automation

Senior Firmware Engineer

$107,884

 /yr
Range: $91K - $136K

$91K

$136K

$90,882 - $136,086 Range

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Tesla
3.7

Tesla

Senior Firmware Engineer

$138,034

 /yr
Range: $120K - $164K

$120K

$164K

$119,620 - $164,216 Range

AMD
4.2

AMD

Senior Firmware Engineer

$134,973

 /yr
Range: $121K - $171K

$121K

$171K

$120,531 - $171,161 Range

SanDisk
3.9

SanDisk

Senior Firmware Engineer

$131,125

 /yr
Range: $119K - $148K

$119K

$148K

$119,284 - $148,222 Range

Qualcomm
4.2

Qualcomm

Senior Firmware Engineer

$130,010

 /yr
Range: $115K - $140K

$115K

$140K

$114,539 - $139,892 Range

Synaptics
3.5

Synaptics

Senior Firmware Engineer

$136,610

 /yr
Range: $120K - $145K

$120K

$145K

$119,504 - $145,130 Range

Super Micro Computer, Inc. (Supermicro)
2.6

Super Micro Computer, Inc. (Supermicro)

Senior Firmware Engineer

$134,219

 /yr
Range: $105K - $183K

$105K

$183K

$104,662 - $183,157 Range

Medtronic
4.1

Medtronic

Senior Firmware Engineer

$113,144

 /yr
Range: $98K - $129K

$98K

$129K

$98,306 - $129,302 Range

Fitbit
4.1

Fitbit

Senior Firmware Engineer

$172,310

 /yr
Range: $130K - $193K

$130K

$193K

$130,283 - $193,492 Range

Samsung Semiconductor Inc (US)
4.1

Samsung Semiconductor Inc (US)

Senior Firmware Engineer

$152,477

 /yr
Range: $124K - $162K

$124K

$162K

$123,785 - $161,705 Range

Hewlett Packard Enterprise | HPE
4

Hewlett Packard Enterprise | HPE

Senior Firmware Engineer

$121,000

 /yr
Range: $102K - $160K

$102K

$160K

$102,365 - $159,760 Range

Hewlett-Packard
3.3

Hewlett-Packard

Senior Firmware Engineer

$125,524

 /yr
Range: $111K - $165K

$111K

$165K

$111,432 - $165,013 Range

Inseego
3.7

Inseego

Senior Firmware Engineer

$116,849

 /yr
Range: $113K - $129K

$113K

$129K

$112,751 - $129,261 Range

Microchip Technology
3.9

Microchip Technology

Senior Firmware Engineer

$114,311

 /yr
Range: $98K - $153K

$98K

$153K

$98,307 - $152,778 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Senior Firmware Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Senior Firmware Engineer is $122,348 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Senior Firmware Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 777 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Firmware Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Senior Firmware Engineer in United States is $154,914 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Firmware Engineer in United States is $96,629 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent senior firmware engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$150,000
per year
A Senior Firmware Engineer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $150,000 per year
Additional Pay
$15k cash bonus
$100k stock bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$70,000
per year
A Senior Firmware Engineer in the Detroit, MI Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Job Highlights
Detroit, MI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$169,000
per year
A Senior Firmware Engineer in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $169,000 per year
Additional Pay
$17k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Austin, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$129,000
per year
A Senior Firmware Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $129,000 per year
Additional Pay
$20k cash bonus
$11k stock bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$170,000
per year
A Senior Software/Firmware Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $170,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$134,293
per year
A Senior Firmware Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $134,293 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$181,939
per year
A Senior DSP Firmware Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $181,939 per year
Additional Pay
$35k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$74
hourly
A Senior Firmware Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $74 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Contract
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$97,000
per year
A Senior Firmware Engineer in the Providence, RI Area area reported making $97,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Providence, RI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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