Optical Engineer Salaries

492 SalariesUpdated Jan 22, 2021

Average Base Pay
$90,543 / yr
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The national average salary for a Optical Engineer is $90,543 in United States. Filter by location to see Optical Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 492 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Optical Engineer employees.

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Optical Engineer

KLA

$125,442/yr

Range: $102K - $159K

30 salaries

$125,442/yr
$102K$159K

Optical Engineer

Agiltron

$75,788/yr

Range: $71K - $92K

15 salaries

$75,788/yr
$71K$92K

Optical Engineer

Lockheed Martin

$114,929/yr

Range: $79K - $164K

12 salaries

$114,929/yr
$79K$164K

Optical Engineer

Northrop Grumman

$102,160/yr

Range: $90K - $122K

12 salaries

$102,160/yr
$90K$122K

Optical Engineer

Honeywell

$105,422/yr

Range: $99K - $116K

11 salaries

$105,422/yr
$99K$116K

Optical Engineer

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

$136,076/yr

Range: $112K - $143K

11 salaries

$136,076/yr
$112K$143K

Optical Engineer

General Dynamics Mission Systems

$105,450/yr

Range: $77K - $111K

7 salaries

$105,450/yr
$77K$111K

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Optical Engineer

Microsoft

$127,221/yr

Range: $68K - $136K

6 salaries

$127,221/yr
$68K$136K

Optical Engineer

Apple

$148,511/yr

Range: $109K - $167K

6 salaries

$148,511/yr
$109K$167K

Optical Engineer

Facebook

$131,553/yr

Range: $126K - $183K

5 salaries

$131,553/yr
$126K$183K

Optical Engineer

L3 Technologies

$93,498/yr

Range: $78K - $110K

5 salaries

$93,498/yr
$78K$110K

Optical Engineer

JDSU

$90,708/yr

Range: $91K - $122K

5 salaries

$90,708/yr
$91K$122K

Optical Engineer

Flex-N-Gate

$82,843/yr

Range: $80K - $99K

5 salaries

$82,843/yr
$80K$99K

Optical Engineer

Acacia Communications

$113,032/yr

Range: $112K - $119K

5 salaries

$113,032/yr
$112K$119K

Optical Engineer

Alliance Fiber Optic Products

$88,906/yr

Range: $82K - $96K

5 salaries

$88,906/yr
$82K$96K

Optical Engineer

CoAdna Photonics

$99,906/yr

Range: $82K - $101K

5 salaries

$99,906/yr
$82K$101K

Optical Engineer

Lightwaves 2020

$83,622/yr

Range: $79K - $101K

5 salaries

$83,622/yr
$79K$101K

Optical Engineer

Ball Aerospace

$93,630/yr

Range: $87K - $105K

4 salaries

$93,630/yr
$87K$105K

Optical Engineer

Cooper Industries

$85,398/yr

Range: $73K - $92K

4 salaries

$85,398/yr
$73K$92K

Optical Engineer

IPG Photonics

$101,146/yr

Range: $74K - $116K

4 salaries

$101,146/yr
$74K$116K
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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent optical engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$50,441
per year
An Optics Engineer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $50,441 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$75,000
per year
An Optical Engineer in the Rochester, NY Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Rochester, NY Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$56,494
per year
A Fiber Engineer in the Boulder, CO Area area reported making $56,494 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Boulder, CO Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$123,000
per year
An Electro-Optical Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $123,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$56,764
per year
A Fiber Engineer in the Boulder, CO Area area reported making $56,764 per year
Additional Pay
$3k stock bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Boulder, CO Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$38
hourly
An Electro-Optical Engineer in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $38 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Contract
 
201 to 500 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$85,000
per year
A Fiber Engineer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $85,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$90,000
per year
An Optical Engineer in the Rochester, NY Area area reported making $90,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Rochester, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$77,000
per year
An Optical Engineer in the Huntsville, AL Area area reported making $77,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Huntsville, AL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$80,000
per year
An Optical Engineer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
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