The average pay for an Electro Optical Engineer is $88,563 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.

$67,377 - $159,466
MEDIAN: $88,562

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$68,944 - $177,493  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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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 Electro Optical Engineer Salaries

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Skills That Affect Electro Optical Engineer Salaries

Technical Analysis
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Test Engineering
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.


7 %
93 %

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: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 14%