Mid-Career Optical Engineer Salary (United States)

A Mid-Career Optical Engineer earns an average salary of $87,928 per year. A skill in Matlab is associated with high pay for this job.
Mid-Career Optical Engineer Salary (?
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$67,259 - $114,305
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National Salary Data

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$67,259 - $114,305  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,383  
Profit Sharing
$2,250 - $4,000  
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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$67,955 - $118,036  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 158
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Optical Engineer Salaries

Matlab
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Engineering Design
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National Average
$89,000
Zemax
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Gender

Female
19%
female alumni
 
Male
81%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 89%
vision benefits Vision: 79% employee benefits None: 5%
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