Mid-Career Optical Engineer Salary

The average Mid-Career Optical Engineer earns approximately $92K annually. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Mid-Career Optical Engineers who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 88 percent. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$67,009 - $125,979
$67K
$92K
$130K
MEDIAN: $92,121
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$67,009 - $125,979  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,361  
Profit Sharing
$3,100  
Total Pay (?
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$66,236 - $132,268  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 106

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Key Stats for Optical Engineer

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
5-9 years
81%
10-19 years
19%
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Skills That Affect Optical Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
▲4%

Matlab
▲2%

Zemax
▲1%

Optical Fabrication
▲1%

National Average
$93,000

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 98%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 3%