Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Senior Firmware Engineer make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$159,550 / yrTotal Pay
$124,947 / yrBase Pay
$34,603 / yrAdditional Pay

$159,550

 / yr
$106K$246K
Most Likely Range
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The estimated total pay for a Senior Firmware Engineer is $159,550 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $124,947 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $34,603 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Top Paying Companies

For a Senior Firmware Engineer in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Senior Firmware Engineer in United States. Employers include Apple, Synaptics and AMD.

1
Apple
Apple
$236,761/yr
3
AMD
$217,818/yr
7
Tesla
$208,390/yr
9
Latch
$203,501/yr
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Western Digital
3.8
Senior Firmware EngineerSee 116 salaries from all locations

$206,397

 / yr

$201,378

 / yr

$198,990

 / yr

$208,732

 / yr

$137,080

 / yr

$179,430

 / yr

$217,818

 / yr

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$208,390

 / yr

$139,981

 / yr

$156,069

 / yr
Qualcomm
4.1
Senior Firmware EngineerSee 12 salaries from all locations

$188,948

 / yr
SanDisk
3.9
Senior Firmware EngineerSee 10 salaries from all locations

$195,948

 / yr

$225,196

 / yr

$213,202

 / yr

$182,440

 / yr

$151,778

 / yr

$171,052

 / yr

$203,501

 / yr

$219,205

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$236,761

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Top Paying Industries

For a Senior Firmware Engineer in United States

The top 4 paying industries for a Senior Firmware Engineer in United States are Information Technology with a median total pay of $201,378, Manufacturing with a median total pay of $168,226, Telecommunications with a median total pay of $157,187 and Energy, Mining & Utilities with a median total pay of $142,194.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$201,378

    10% Higher than other industries

  • ManufacturingManufacturing$168,226

    8% Lower than other industries

  • TelecommunicationsTelecommunications$157,187

    16% Lower than other industries

  • Energy, Mining & UtilitiesEnergy, Mining & Utilities$142,194

    28% Lower than other industries

Information Technology

Top paying companies in Information Technology for Senior Firmware Engineer are Apple, Synaptics, and AMD.

AppleApple$236,761/yr
SynapticsSynaptics$225,196/yr
AMDAMD$217,818/yr

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What is the pay outlook for Engineering?

Engineering jobs are in high demand with workers receiving generous compensation packages and bonuses. Engineering offers ample opportunity for growth and development with transferable skills across an array of fields from software, supply chain and logistics to aerospace. Most roles require at least a bachelor’s degree. To remain competitive, job-seekers should consider specialization or skill-specific programs such as coding boot-camps or certifications.

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Senior Firmware Engineer

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$200,000

/yr

Submitted4 days ago

15+ years
4 days ago
Senior Firmware Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$230,000

/yr

$200K | $30K

Submitted4 days ago

1-3 years
4 days ago
Senior Firmware Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$114,000

/yr

$104K | $10K

Submitted5 days ago

1-3 years
5 days ago
Senior Firmware Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$170,000

/yr

Submitted5 days ago

4-6 years
5 days ago
Senior Firmware Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$121,000

/yr

$110K | $11K

Submitted5 days ago

1-3 years
5 days ago
Senior Firmware Engineer

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$177,500

/yr

Submitted6 days ago

15+ years
6 days ago
Senior Firmware Engineer

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$118,795

/yr

$114K | $5K

Submitted8 days ago

7-9 years
8 days ago
Senior Firmware Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$157,400

/yr

Submitted8 days ago

1-3 years
8 days ago
Senior Firmware Engineer

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$150,000

/yr

Submitted9 days ago

15+ years
9 days ago

Senior Firmware Engineer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Senior Firmware Engineer is $124,947 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Senior Firmware Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 918 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Firmware Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Senior Firmware Engineer in United States is $182,624 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Firmware Engineer in United States is $85,486 per year.

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