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Optical Engineer Salaries

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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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      Company
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      KLA-Tencor
      $114,092/yr
      Range: $103K - $140K
      23 salaries
      $114,092/yr
      $103K$140K
      Agiltron
      $84,560/yr
      Range: $66K - $107K
      19 salaries
      $84,560/yr
      $66K$107K
      Honeywell
      $97,567/yr
      Range: $92K - $104K
      12 salaries
      $97,567/yr
      $92K$104K
      Lockheed Martin
      $107,341/yr
      Range: $92K - $152K
      9 salaries
      $107,341/yr
      $92K$152K
      NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
      $127,870/yr
      Range: $104K - $148K
      8 salaries
      $127,870/yr
      $104K$148K
      Northrop Grumman
      $109,878/yr
      Range: $66K - $113K
      7 salaries
      $109,878/yr
      $66K$113K
      General Dynamics Mission Systems
      $97,957/yr
      Range: $89K - $103K
      6 salaries
      $97,957/yr
      $89K$103K

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      Microsoft
      $118,593/yr
      Range: $65K - $128K
      5 salaries
      $118,593/yr
      $65K$128K
      JDSU
      $85,167/yr
      Range: $85K - $114K
      5 salaries
      $85,167/yr
      $85K$114K
      Alliance Fiber Optic Products
      $83,476/yr
      Range: $76K - $90K
      5 salaries
      $83,476/yr
      $76K$90K
      Lightwaves 2020
      $77,549/yr
      Range: $73K - $97K
      5 salaries
      $77,549/yr
      $73K$97K
      Apple
      $119,300/yr
      Range: $101K - $140K
      4 salaries
      $119,300/yr
      $101K$140K
      L3 Technologies
      $91,894/yr
      Range: $73K - $102K
      4 salaries
      $91,894/yr
      $73K$102K
      Cooper Industries
      $78,330/yr
      Range: $66K - $87K
      4 salaries
      $78,330/yr
      $66K$87K
      IPG Photonics
      $94,833/yr
      Range: $72K - $107K
      4 salaries
      $94,833/yr
      $72K$107K
      Sigma Space
      $80,454/yr
      Range: $79K - $85K
      4 salaries
      $80,454/yr
      $79K$85K
      CoAdna Photonics
      $87,342/yr
      Range: $77K - $93K
      4 salaries
      $87,342/yr
      $77K$93K
      IBM
      $95,746/yr
      Range: $95K - $200K
      3 salaries
      $95,746/yr
      $95K$200K
      Raytheon
      $80,033/yr
      Range: $75K - $116K
      3 salaries
      $80,033/yr
      $75K$116K
      Facebook
      $119,678/yr
      Range: $117K - $122K
      3 salaries
      $119,678/yr
      $117K$122K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $70,000
      per year
      An Optical Engineer in the Detroit, MI Area area reported making $70,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Detroit, MI Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Private
      $137,837
      per year
      An Optical Systems Engineer in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $137,837 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $92,000
      per year
      An Optical Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $92,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Company - Private
      $127,000
      per year
      An Optical Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $127,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $10k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      501 to 1000 employees
      Company - Public
      $72,100
      per year
      An Optical Engineer in the Worcester, MA Area area reported making $72,100 per year
      Additional Pay
      $8k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Worcester, MA Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Company - Public
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