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Optical Engineer Salaries

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684 SalariesUpdated Jan 12, 2018
Average Base Pay
$95,467/yr
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$72K
Low
$95K
Average
$125K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$4,536
Range$917 - $16,011
How much does a Optical Engineer make?

The national average salary for a Optical Engineer is $95,467 in United States. Filter by location to see Optical Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 684 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Optical Engineer employees.

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      KLA-Tencor
      $117,679/yr
      Range: $103K - $140K
      23 salaries
      $117,679/yr
      $103K$140K
      Agiltron
      $83,337/yr
      Range: $66K - $107K
      19 salaries
      $83,337/yr
      $66K$107K
      Honeywell
      $96,992/yr
      Range: $92K - $104K
      12 salaries
      $96,992/yr
      $92K$104K
      Lockheed Martin
      $110,995/yr
      Range: $92K - $152K
      9 salaries
      $110,995/yr
      $92K$152K
      NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory
      $125,436/yr
      Range: $104K - $148K
      8 salaries
      $125,436/yr
      $104K$148K
      Northrop Grumman
      $95,358/yr
      Range: $66K - $113K
      7 salaries
      $95,358/yr
      $66K$113K
      General Dynamics Mission Systems
      $97,414/yr
      Range: $89K - $103K
      6 salaries
      $97,414/yr
      $89K$103K

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      JDSU
      $93,830/yr
      Range: $85K - $114K
      5 salaries
      $93,830/yr
      $85K$114K
      Alliance Fiber Optic Products
      $84,798/yr
      Range: $76K - $90K
      5 salaries
      $84,798/yr
      $76K$90K
      Lightwaves 2020
      $80,447/yr
      Range: $73K - $97K
      5 salaries
      $80,447/yr
      $73K$97K
      Apple
      $119,900/yr
      Range: $101K - $140K
      4 salaries
      $119,900/yr
      $101K$140K
      L3 Technologies
      $89,642/yr
      Range: $73K - $102K
      4 salaries
      $89,642/yr
      $73K$102K
      Cooper Industries
      $77,456/yr
      Range: $66K - $87K
      4 salaries
      $77,456/yr
      $66K$87K
      Sigma Space
      $81,280/yr
      Range: $79K - $85K
      4 salaries
      $81,280/yr
      $79K$85K
      CoAdna Photonics
      $86,132/yr
      Range: $77K - $93K
      4 salaries
      $86,132/yr
      $77K$93K
      IBM
      $130,199/yr
      Range: $95K - $200K
      3 salaries
      $130,199/yr
      $95K$200K
      Microsoft
      $117,395/yr
      Range: $115K - $119K
      3 salaries
      $117,395/yr
      $115K$119K
      Raytheon
      $90,275/yr
      Range: $75K - $116K
      3 salaries
      $90,275/yr
      $75K$116K
      Facebook
      $119,549/yr
      Range: $117K - $122K
      3 salaries
      $119,549/yr
      $117K$122K
      SAIC
      $120,567/yr
      Range: $108K - $132K
      3 salaries
      $120,567/yr
      $108K$132K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $66,000
      per year
      An Electro-Optical Engineer in the Columbus, OH Area area reported making $66,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Columbus, OH Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Nonprofit Organization
      $68,000
      per year
      An Optical Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $68,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      San Jose, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Company - Private
      $80,000
      per year
      An Optical Systems Engineer in the Baltimore, MD Area area reported making $80,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Baltimore, MD Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $75,205
      per year
      An Optical Engineer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $75,205 per year
      Additional Pay
      $7k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Seattle, WA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $80,000
      per year
      An Optical Test Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $80,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
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