Average Hourly Rate for Nlight Photonics Corporation Employees

Based in Vancouver, Wash.,lasers player Nlight Photonics Corporation offers many employment opportunities, including Senior Engineering Technician and Engineering Technician positions. The average pay for Nlight Photonics Corporation employees is $18.82 per hour. With overtime, that gets bumped up to $26.65. Your job title primarily drives compensation; however, where you live and how long you've been working are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Nlight Photonics Corporation. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Nlight Photonics Corporation Hourly Rate


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Manufacturing Technician
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Senior Engineering Technician
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Quality Control (QC) Technician
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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 15
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About This Company

Vancouver, Washington 

Lasers, Laser Systems / Laser Optics

Source: Freebase


Bringing in the most money are Senior Engineering Technicians — their earnings average about $23.94 per hour. Engineering Technicians are a close second at $22.51 along with Quality Control Technicians ($20.02) and Manufacturing Technicians (approximately $17.49).


Residents of Portland, Ore. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $21.00 per hour; other top-paying cities include Hillsboro, Ore. (around $19.63) and the company's headquarter city of Vancouver, Wash. ($18.20). By state, the highest pay levels are found in Oregon, where the average Nlight Photonics Corporation employee makes $19.63 per hour.

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of $18.01 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (42 percent) have been working for one to four years and make about $18.20 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

IPC-A-610 Certifications are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to around $19.63 per hour. Regarding pay and education, Nlight Photonics Corporation pays those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) the most — approximately $21.50.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Data Analysis; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of around $20.54 per hour. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Microsoft Excel; approximately two in five deem it necessary for work. Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Microsoft Office, and Electronic Troubleshooting were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

Nlight Photonics Corporation sponsors a 401(k) program, and the vast majority of workers use this option to save for their retirement. Most employees have health insurance, and benefits for almost all employees also include dental insurance.

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Key Stats for Nlight Photonics Corporation


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$17 - $24

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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