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Entry-Level Optical Engineer Salary

Average Entry-Level Optical Engineers make around $74K per year. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 81 percent of Entry-Level Optical Engineers are male. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
$49,659 - $100,607
(Median)
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61K
74K
87K
100K
MEDIAN: $73,968
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,659 - $100,607  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,174  
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $4,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$48,966 - $103,533  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 159
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National Average
$75,000

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Engineering Design
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 3%