The average pay for an Electro Optical Engineer is $89,597 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

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$66,991 - $160,534  
   
Bonus
$2,500  
Profit Sharing
$4,200  
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$68,478 - $178,623  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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Job Description for Electro Optical Engineer

Electro optical engineers are responsible for completing engineering tasks related to electronic and optical devices, as well as creating optical designs and facilitating the user of laser optics. They develop and engineer sensors based on project specifications and typically use a personal computer to create design measurements, change design plans, and create concepts, and they're also tasked with integrating system sensor development.

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Electro Optical Engineer Tasks

  • Design, analyze, test, and implement optical systems.
  • Optimize product cycle of new optical designs for market realignment.
  • Improve manufacturability of optical products.

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Electro Optical Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Electro Optical Engineer?

Electro Optical Engineer in Sunnyvale:
"Workaholic Enabling."
Pros: The work is high impact and allows me reasonable latitude to pursue research angles.
Cons: The hours leave little room for other life activities.

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Key Stats for Electro Optical Engineer

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
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Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Electro Optical Engineer Salaries

Experienced
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Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$90,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Electro Optical Engineer Salaries

Technical Analysis
up arrow 4%

National Average
$90,000

Matlab
up arrow 12%

Test Engineering
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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