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Mid-Career Optical Engineer Salary

Mid-Career Optical Engineers take home an average $92K annually. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and almost all earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$68,523 - $118,867
(Median)
$69K
$92K
$120K
MEDIAN: $91,664
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$68,523 - $118,867  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,839  
Profit Sharing
$2,400 - $5,000  
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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$68,987 - $121,585  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 151

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Optical Engineer Salaries

Matlab
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National Average
$94,000

Zemax
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 90%
vision benefits Vision: 81% employee benefits None: 3%