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136k 136k
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4.0/5 4.0/5
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Photonics Engineer Ratings

Blended Rating

A weighted average of Sokanu’s five component ratings, approximating the overall satisfaction of a career.
Source: Sokanu

Overall Rating

3.9
SCORE
11
RATINGS
Overall rating measures a user's general sentiment about their career. Not to be confused with Blended Rating which is Sokanu's measure of their overall satsifaction.

Skills Utilization Rating

4.1
SCORE
10
RATINGS
Skill utilization rating is a measure of the degree to which users felt their skills were put to use in the career.

Salary Rating

2.7
SCORE
6
RATINGS
Salary rating measures whether they felt that they were compensated fairly for their work in the career.

Uninformed Interest

1.9
SCORE
14471
RATINGS
The interest rating given by people who have not worked in this career.

Meaning Rating

3.7
SCORE
6
RATINGS
Meaning rating is a measure of the degree to which users felt that their career gave their life purpose and meaning.

Work Environment Rating

3.8
SCORE
10
RATINGS
Work environment includes career characteristics such as working hours, organizational structure, and working conditions.

Interest Rating

4.3
SCORE
10
RATINGS
Interest rating measures the degree to which users found the subject matter of their work interesting.

Fit Rating

4.1
SCORE
10
RATINGS
Fit rating measures a user's sense of how well their personality fit with their career. Examples of personality traits include leadership, extraversion, and persistence.

Photonics Engineer Demographics

Career Maturity

Career maturity is a measure of where a career falls on a typical user’s career path. For instance, restaurant work is often an early career for people that leads to other careers. Medical Doctors, on the other hand, tend to be terminal careers.
Source: Sokanu

Employment Type Mix

The distribution of full- and part-time employees in this career.
Source: Sokanu

We are currently gathering this information.

Ethnic Minority Mix

Based on self reported ethnicity. Persons who identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

We are currently gathering this information.

Actual Gender Mix

The distribution of men and women employed in this career in 2014.
Source: Sokanu Data ().

73%
Men
27%
Women

Gender Mix By Likes

The distribution of positive career likes by men and women on Sokanu. Four or Five star career ratings are inferred as Likes.
Source: Sokanu

74%
Men
26%
Women

Discrimination Score

A number between -100 and +100 that measures how much a career discriminates against men or women. The Sokanu Implied Discrimination Quotient (IDQ) compares a career’s actual gender mix to its likes by gender to determine how closely actual job placements mirror gender preferences.
Source: Sokanu