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How much does a Photonics Engineer make in the United States?

Average Photonics Engineer Hourly Wage in the United States

Photonics Engineers earn a median hourly wage of $46.78. Hourly wages typically start from $25.27 and go up to $73.55.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Average Photonics Engineer Yearly Salary in the United States

Photonics Engineers earn a median salary of $97,300 per year. Salaries typically start from $52,570 and go up to $152,970.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Photonics Engineer Earnings by Seniority

Top End Photonics Engineer Earnings

The highest earning Photonics Engineers in the United States earn:

$73.55
an hour
$152,970
per year
Senior Photonics Engineer Earnings

Senior Photonics Engineers in the United States earn:

$60.08
an hour
$124,960
per year
Experienced Photonics Engineer Earnings

Experienced Photonics Engineers in the United States earn:

$46.78
an hour
$97,300
per year
Junior Photonics Engineer Earnings

Junior Photonics Engineers in the United States earn:

$34.37
an hour
$71,490
per year
Starting Photonics Engineer Earnings

Starting Photonics Engineers in the United States earn:

$25.27
an hour
$52,570
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Photonics Engineer salary comparison

Photonics Engineers earn more than 65% percent of Engineering careers. Photonics Engineer salaries are in the top 86% of all careers in the United States.

Petroleum Engineer Salary $132k
Nuclear Engineer Salary $102k
Chemical Engineer Salary $98k
Photonics Engineer Salary $97k
Mining and Geological Engineer Salary $94k
Product Safety Engineer Salary $86k
Industrial Engineer Salary $84k
Agricultural Engineer Salary $75k
Geodesist Salary $59k
Explosives Worker Salary $52k
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Historical salary for Photonics Engineers in the United States

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Photonics Engineer salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Photonics Engineer Salary in Texas $51.25 $106,610 # 1
Photonics Engineer Salary in Virginia $55.84 $116,140 # 2
Photonics Engineer Salary in West Virginia $47.26 $98,290 # 3
Photonics Engineer Salary in Washington $45.99 $95,650 # 4
Photonics Engineer Salary in Utah $44.77 $93,120 # 5
Photonics Engineer Salary in Wyoming $42.07 $87,490 # 6
Photonics Engineer Salary in Tennessee $39.59 $82,360 # 7
Photonics Engineer Salary in Wisconsin $39.04 $81,210 # 8
Photonics Engineer Salary in Vermont $40.97 $85,210 # 9
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
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