Average Firmware Engineer Salary in Australia

Annual Base Salary - $74,446.00/year

The average annual salary of Firmware Engineer is $74,446.00


The starting salary of Firmware Engineer is between $46,325.00 and $54,500.00 whereas the maximum salary range is between $100,700.00 and $115,805.00.

Minimum Annual Pay Maximum Annual Pay
$46,325.00 $115,805.00
Bonus Range: Tooltip
$1,061.00 - $5,400.00
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  • Currency : AUD
  • Annual Salary : $74,446.00
  • Weekly Pay : $1,338.00
  • Fortnightly Salary : $2,676.00
  • Monthly Salary : $5,798.00

Firmware Engineer Salary Comparison by Gender


This pie chart demonstrates the gender share for Firmware Engineer. As indicated, the golden colour represents the percentage share for women and the green represents the percentage share for men.

As shown in the chart, male employees are involved significantly more as Firmware Engineer compared to female. Their involvement is 90% while of female is only 10%.

Salary Distribution Based on Years of Experience

The line graph shows Firmware Engineer salary in Australia on an annual basis. In this graph specifically, it is indicated that as the years of experience increases, so does their wages.

For Firmware Engineer having experience between 1-4 years, their salary is around $67,426.78.

Once the experience reaches 5-9 years Firmware Engineer salary would increase again to a total of $84,720.00, adding $17,293.22 from the last salary increase.

Prominent Skills Affecting Firmware Engineer Salary

The bar graph data indicates the importance of specific skills which can have a direct impact on Firmware Engineer's salary. It clearly highlights the skills needed for a post of Firmware Engineer when hired by an employer.

The most vital skill expected of Firmware Engineer is Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS which impacts the most than the rest of the skills indicated with a staggering 4% comparatively. Therefore, one’s salary would greatly depend on their skills in Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS.

The skill least likely to affect one’s pay would be C Programming Language with 2%. It can be said that C Programming Language skill will unlikely impact the salary.

Compensation Statistics Based on Experience Levels

This combination of a line and the bar graph shows how the experience affects the salary of Firmware Engineer. Companies are considering factors like training and education directly affecting the salary offered to you as an employee. The line graph shows the salary increment with the increase in experience whereas the bar graph shows the comparision of how the salary is getting affected based on experience level.

As shown in the trends, lowest earning is $69,235.00 whereas the highest earning is $86,357.00 which clearly shows the salary increases with the level of expertise.

Mid Carrer person will earn the maximum salary of $86,357.00 at 16%. So to summerize, Early Career earns 7% less than the average salary, Mid Carrer earns 16% more than the average salary.

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