Mid-Career Optical Engineer Salary (United States)

A Mid-Career Optical Engineer earns an average salary of $86,749 per year. A skill in Matlab is associated with high pay for this job.
Mid-Career Optical Engineer Total Pay (?
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$66,111 - $115,408
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$66,111 - $115,408  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,247  
Profit Sharing
$2,903 - $5,087  
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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$67,049 - $119,492  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 170
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Optical Engineer Salaries

Matlab
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Engineering Design
0%
National Average
$88,000
Zemax
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Gender
Female
20%
female alumni
 
Male
80%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 90%
vision benefits Vision: 79% employee benefits None: 4%
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