Optics Engineer Salary

An Optics Engineer earns an average salary of $79,917 per year. A skill in Zemax is associated with high pay for this job.

$56,950 - $119,888
$57K
$80K
$120K
MEDIAN: $79,917
10%
50%
90%

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$17.55 - $56.62
$18
$31
$57
MEDIAN: $30.66
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$56,950 - $119,888  
   
Bonus
$485.96 - $12,426  
Profit Sharing
$201.71 - $10,168  
Commission
$1,505 - $49,833  
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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$55,622 - $124,047  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 9 Nov 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15,649
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.55 - $56.62  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.50  
Overtime
$26.27 - $62.36  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$485.96 - $12,426  
   
Commission
$1,505 - $49,833  
Profit Sharing
$201.71 - $10,168  
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).
)
$55,622 - $124,047  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 9 Nov 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,417
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Key Stats for Optics Engineer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1818 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Optics Engineer Salaries

▲15%

▲5%

National Average
$81,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1818 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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