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What is the average salary for Photonics Engineers in the United States?

Photonics Engineers earn an average hourly wage of $46.32. Hourly wages typically start from $24.72 and go up to $70.76. Photonics Engineers earn an average salary of $96,350 per year. Salaries typically start from $51,410 and go up to $147,190.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Highest

The top 10% of Photonics Engineers in the United States earn:

$70.76 an hour $147,190 per year
Senior

The top 25% of Photonics Engineers in the United States earn:

$57.90 an hour $120,440 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Photonics Engineers in the United States earn:

$45.31 an hour $94,240 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of Photonics Engineers in the United States earn:

$33.71 an hour $70,110 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Photonics Engineers in the United States earn:

$24.72 an hour $51,410 per year

Historical salary for Photonics Engineers in the United States

Photonics Engineer salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Photonics Engineer Salary in District of Columbia $60.69 $126,240 # 1
Photonics Engineer Salary in Alaska $58.04 $120,730 # 2
Photonics Engineer Salary in Maryland $53.82 $111,950 # 3
Photonics Engineer Salary in Alabama $53.04 $110,330 # 4
Photonics Engineer Salary in California $51.86 $107,870 # 5
Photonics Engineer Salary in Virginia $51.71 $107,560 # 6
Photonics Engineer Salary in Massachusetts $51.48 $107,070 # 7
Photonics Engineer Salary in Texas $50.92 $105,920 # 8
Photonics Engineer Salary in New Mexico $50.31 $104,640 # 9
Photonics Engineer Salary in Nevada $49.01 $101,930 # 10
Photonics Engineer Salary in Colorado $48.92 $101,750 # 11
Photonics Engineer Salary in New Jersey $48.65 $101,200 # 12
Photonics Engineer Salary in Delaware $48.20 $100,260 # 13
Photonics Engineer Salary in North Carolina $47.76 $99,350 # 14
Photonics Engineer Salary in Rhode Island $47.12 $98,000 # 15
Photonics Engineer Salary in Oregon $46.29 $96,290 # 16
Photonics Engineer Salary in New York $46.24 $96,180 # 17
Photonics Engineer Salary in Connecticut $45.92 $95,510 # 18
Photonics Engineer Salary in Hawaii $45.74 $95,130 # 19
Photonics Engineer Salary in South Carolina $45.40 $94,440 # 20
Photonics Engineer Salary in Minnesota $44.98 $93,550 # 21
Photonics Engineer Salary in Idaho $44.61 $92,800 # 22
Photonics Engineer Salary in Maine $44.10 $91,720 # 23
Photonics Engineer Salary in Florida $43.75 $91,000 # 24
Photonics Engineer Salary in Illinois $43.56 $90,600 # 25
Photonics Engineer Salary in Michigan $43.25 $89,970 # 26
Photonics Engineer Salary in Washington $43.20 $89,850 # 27
Photonics Engineer Salary in Georgia $42.85 $89,130 # 28
Photonics Engineer Salary in Mississippi $42.85 $89,120 # 29
Photonics Engineer Salary in Vermont $42.83 $89,090 # 30
Photonics Engineer Salary in Pennsylvania $42.57 $88,550 # 31
Photonics Engineer Salary in Oklahoma $42.47 $88,330 # 32
Photonics Engineer Salary in Missouri $41.60 $86,520 # 33
Photonics Engineer Salary in New Hampshire $41.49 $86,310 # 34
Photonics Engineer Salary in Ohio $41.46 $86,230 # 35
Photonics Engineer Salary in Louisiana $41.23 $85,760 # 36
Photonics Engineer Salary in West Virginia $40.93 $85,120 # 37
Photonics Engineer Salary in Arizona $40.38 $83,990 # 38
Photonics Engineer Salary in Utah $39.70 $82,580 # 39
Photonics Engineer Salary in Indiana $38.66 $80,410 # 40
Photonics Engineer Salary in Wyoming $38.17 $79,400 # 41
Photonics Engineer Salary in Kentucky $37.28 $77,550 # 42
Photonics Engineer Salary in Montana $37.15 $77,270 # 43
Photonics Engineer Salary in Tennessee $36.78 $76,510 # 44
Photonics Engineer Salary in Kansas $35.43 $73,690 # 45
Photonics Engineer Salary in Wisconsin $35.04 $72,880 # 46
Photonics Engineer Salary in Iowa $34.73 $72,240 # 47
Photonics Engineer Salary in Nebraska $34.55 $71,860 # 48
Photonics Engineer Salary in Arkansas $32.77 $68,150 # 49
Photonics Engineer Salary in North Dakota $32.29 $67,150 # 50
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics