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. Compensation for Nlight Photonics Corporation employees is around $63K per year on average. Your city is the biggest factor affecting pay for Nlight Photonics Corporation workers, followed by your experience level and your role at the company. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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About This Company

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 around $85K annually; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of Vancouver, Wash. (about $67K) and Hillsboro, Ore. ($63K). Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $67K per year) in Washington.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $74K annually. Overall, the greater share of Nlight Photonics Corporation folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average approximately $64K per year.


The highest paychecks go to Mechanical Engineers, who earn an average around $68K annually, closely trailed by Process Engineers ($65K) per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Lean Six Sigma Certifications, who make $66K annually. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) make the most here, hauling in $68K per year.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Project Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $93K annually. Data Analysis is a popular skill among Nlight Photonics Corporation workers, with nearly two in five of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Many workers usually know Microsoft Office, Process Improvement, and Engineering Design as well.

Benefits and Perks

Nlight Photonics Corporation sponsors a 401(k) program, and almost all respondents use this option to save for their retirement. Nearly all workers can count on health insurance, and the vast majority of survey participants have dental coverage as a benefit. Additional benefits of working here are a subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, stock options, and a stock purchase plan.

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