Mid-Career Optical Engineer Salary

Median pay for Mid-Career Optical Engineers is around $90K annually. Mid-Career Optical Engineers who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 88 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Mid-Career Optical Engineers. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$66,361 - $129,167
$66K
$89K
$130K
MEDIAN: $88,998
10%
50%
90%

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Salary $66,361 - $129,167
Bonus $0.00 - $15,361
Profit Sharing $4,500
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$65,090 - $134,397
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 99

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Key Stats for Optical Engineer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
5-9 years
76%
10-19 years
24%
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Skills That Affect Optical Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
▲7%

Matlab
▲5%

Zemax
▲4%

Optical Fabrication
▲4%

National Average
$90,000

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 4%
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