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89 Optical Engineer Salaries

Optical Engineers earn $73,000 annually on average, or $35 per hour, which is 10% more than the national average for all working Americans. Our data indicates that the best paid Optical Engineers work for Agilent Technologies at $121,000 annually while the lowest paid Optical Engineers work for JDS Uniphase earning approximately $30,000 each year.

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$145K SAIC's Average Optical Engineer Salary (1 salaries)

+$72K (66%) more than national average Optical Engineer salary ($73K)
+$67K (60%) more than average SAIC salary ($78K)
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Equal to average SAIC Optical Engineer salary ($145K)
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$99K Northrop Grumman's Average Optical Engineer Salary (4 salaries)

+$26K (30%) more than national average Optical Engineer salary ($73K)
+$24K (27%) more than average Northrop Grumman salary ($75K)
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-$8K (8%) less than average Northrop Grumman Optical Engineer salary ($99K)
+$2K (2%) more than average Northrop Grumman Optical Engineer salary ($99K)
-$18K (20%) less than average Northrop Grumman Optical Engineer salary ($99K)
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$76K Jet Propulsion Laboratory's Average Optical Engineer Salary (4 salaries)

+$3K (4%) more than national average Optical Engineer salary ($73K)
-$5K (6%) less than average Jet Propulsion Laboratory salary ($81K)
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-$5K (6%) less than average Jet Propulsion Laboratory Optical Engineer salary ($76K)
+$5K (6%) more than average Jet Propulsion Laboratory Optical Engineer salary ($76K)
+$45K (45%) more than average Jet Propulsion Laboratory Optical Engineer salary ($76K)
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$78K Philips Lighting's Average Optical Engineer Salary (3 salaries)

+$5K (6%) more than national average Optical Engineer salary ($73K)
+$17K (24%) more than average Philips Lighting salary ($61K)
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+$20K (22%) more than average Philips Lighting Optical Engineer salary ($78K)
-$8K (10%) less than average Philips Lighting Optical Engineer salary ($78K)
+$7K (8%) more than average Philips Lighting Optical Engineer salary ($78K)

$73K L-3's Average Optical Engineer Salary (3 salaries)

Equal to national average Optical Engineer salary ($73K)
+$2K (2%) more than average L-3 salary ($71K)
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-$12K (17%) less than average L-3 Optical Engineer salary ($73K)
+$2K (2%) more than average L-3 Optical Engineer salary ($73K)
-$3K (4%) less than average L-3 Optical Engineer salary ($73K)

$58K DiCon Fiberoptics' Average Optical Engineer Salary (3 salaries)

-$15K (22%) less than national average Optical Engineer salary ($73K)
-$22K (31%) less than average DiCon Fiberoptics salary ($80K)
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+$3K (5%) more than average DiCon Fiberoptics Optical Engineer salary ($58K)
+$3K (5%) more than average DiCon Fiberoptics Optical Engineer salary ($58K)
-$7K (12%) less than average DiCon Fiberoptics Optical Engineer salary ($58K)

$121K Agilent Technologies' Average Optical Engineer Salary (2 salaries)

+$48K (49%) more than national average Optical Engineer salary ($73K)
+$40K (39%) more than average Agilent Technologies salary ($81K)
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-$10K (8%) less than average Agilent Technologies Optical Engineer salary ($121K)
+$9K (7%) more than average Agilent Technologies Optical Engineer salary ($121K)

$105K FiberTower's Average Optical Engineer Salary (2 salaries)

+$32K (35%) more than national average Optical Engineer salary ($73K)
+$15K (15%) more than average FiberTower salary ($90K)
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-$10K (10%) less than average FiberTower Optical Engineer salary ($105K)
+$10K (9%) more than average FiberTower Optical Engineer salary ($105K)

$98K Xicato's Average Optical Engineer Salary (2 salaries)

+$25K (29%) more than national average Optical Engineer salary ($73K)
+$18K (20%) more than average Xicato salary ($80K)
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Equal to average Xicato Optical Engineer salary ($98K)
Equal to average Xicato Optical Engineer salary ($98K)

$81K Honeywell's Average Optical Engineer Salary (2 salaries)

+$8K (10%) more than national average Optical Engineer salary ($73K)
+$16K (21%) more than average Honeywell salary ($65K)
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+$20K (21%) more than average Honeywell Optical Engineer salary ($81K)
-$20K (28%) less than average Honeywell Optical Engineer salary ($81K)
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