Mid-Career Optical Engineer Salary

Earnings for Mid-Career Optical Engineers come in at around $92K annually on average. The vast majority of Mid-Career Optical Engineers (88 percent) who took the survey are men. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Mid-Career Optical Engineers is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$67,402 - $124,738
$67K
$92K
$120K
MEDIAN: $91,633
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$67,402 - $124,738  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,242  
Profit Sharing
$2,296  
Total Pay (?
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$66,729 - $131,135  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 111

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Key Stats for Optical Engineer

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
5-9 years
81%
10-19 years
19%
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Skills That Affect Optical Engineer Salaries

Matlab
▲3%

Engineering Design
▲2%

Zemax
▲1%

Optical Fabrication
▲1%

National Average
$92,000

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 98%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 2%
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