Mid-Career Optical Engineer Salary

An average Mid-Career Optical Engineer can expect to take home roughly $90K per year. There are far more male Mid-Career Optical Engineers survey respondents than women, making up 88 percent. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$66,751 - $127,270
$67K
$90K
$130K
MEDIAN: $90,265
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Salary $66,751 - $127,270
Bonus $0.00 - $15,406
Profit Sharing $6,000
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$65,872 - $131,471
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 103

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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 8 votes.
5-9 years
79%
10-19 years
21%
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Skills That Affect Optical Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
▲6%

Matlab
▲5%

Zemax
▲3%

Optical Fabrication
▲3%

National Average
$91,000

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 3%
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