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Average Salary for Nlight Photonics Corporation Employees

Employees at Nlight Photonics Corporation make $68K annually on average. Though where you live is an influential salary factor for those at Nlight Photonics Corporation, how long you've been working turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

Nlight Photonics Corporation typically pays:
above market

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Employer: Nlight Photonics Corporation
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Mechanical Engineer (2)
$54,940 - $87,542  
[-]Mechanical Engineer (2)
Salary$56,633 - $85,380  
Bonus$330.46 - $5,783  
Total Pay$54,940 - $87,542  
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XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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About This Company

Vancouver, Washington 

Lasers, Laser Systems / Laser Optics

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Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is around $60K per year. The largest slice of the Nlight Photonics Corporation workforce (30 percent) has been working for five to nine years and earns, on average, $76K annually.


By state, the highest pay levels are found in Oregon, where the average Nlight Photonics Corporation employee makes $84K per year.


Typically, Mechanical Engineers are the best paid with salaries hovering at about $74K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Nlight Photonics Corporation compensates Bachelor's Degree-holders the most at approximately $67K per year.


Employees who count Microsoft Excel among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $67K annually. A garden variety skill at Nlight Photonics Corporation is Microsoft Office; slightly less than a third of Nlight Photonics Corporation's people use it regularly.

Benefits and Perks

Almost all respondents contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Health insurance is part of the package for most survey participants, and for a large number of workers, dental coverage is too. Advantages of working here also include stock options, a company cell phone, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for Nlight Photonics Corporation


33 %
67 %
$73,010 - $86,476
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
United States (change)

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