Electro Optical Engineer Salary

The average pay for an Electro Optical Engineer is $87,402 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.

$66,762 - $149,927
MEDIAN: $87,401

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$66,760 - $151,263  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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Job Description for Electro Optical Engineer

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

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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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Experience Affects Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Salaries

Technical Analysis
up arrow 7%

National Average

up arrow 9%

Test Engineering
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.


2 %
98 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 2%