Average Salary for Nlight Photonics Corporation Employees

Operating out of Vancouver, Wash., lasers company Nlight Photonics Corporation employs talent in positions ranging from Process Engineer to Mechanical Engineer. The average employee at Nlight Photonics Corporation takes home $63K annually. Your city primarily drives compensation; however, how long you've been working and your job title are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Nlight Photonics Corporation. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Vancouver, Washington 

Lasers, Laser Systems / Laser Optics

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Residents of Portland, Ore. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $85K per year; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of Vancouver, Wash. (about $67K) and Hillsboro, Ore. ($63K). By state, Nlight Photonics Corporation employees make the most in Washington, earning approximately $67K annually on average.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $74K per year. The largest fraction of Nlight Photonics Corporation people (47 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $64K annually on average.


Mechanical Engineers are awarded the highest paychecks, with average compensation nearing $68K per year; Process Engineers are next on the list, bringing in close to approximately $65K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $66K per year for Lean Six Sigma Certifications, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Nlight Photonics Corporation compensates Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc)-holders the most at about $68K annually.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Project Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of around $93K per year. A common skill in Nlight Photonics Corporation's work force is Data Analysis; nearly two in five of survey participants report using it on the job. Employees also tend to know Microsoft Office, Process Improvement, and Engineering Design.

Benefits and Perks

For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Nlight Photonics Corporation provides an optional 401(k) plan, and the vast majority of survey participants participate. Almost all survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for the vast majority of employees also include dental insurance. Privileges also include a company cell phone, a casual working environment, stock options, and a stock purchase plan.

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$37,340 - $64,895
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