Photonics engineer earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Photonics engineer salary by state

State Name Average Salary
District of Columbia $141,320
Maryland $128,230
Virginia $122,940
New Jersey $116,570
New Mexico $114,000
Texas $109,110
Colorado $111,020
Idaho $111,050
Massachusetts $106,680
California $107,300
Washington $107,230
Minnesota $101,270
South Carolina $101,980
Connecticut $99,640
New Hampshire $89,780
Wyoming $90,600
Hawaii $100,030
Pennsylvania $93,400
Rhode Island $92,090
New York $92,560
Nevada $91,680
Arizona $91,700
Georgia $92,030
Ohio $89,390
West Virginia $97,770
Oregon $87,070
Louisiana $81,990
Michigan $88,330
Utah $89,700
Illinois $84,550
Missouri $82,450
Wisconsin $83,640
Maine $88,640
South Dakota $85,610
North Carolina $85,110
North Dakota $86,430
Oklahoma $82,980
Florida $77,020
Nebraska $87,830
Kansas $81,080
Tennessee $74,890
Vermont $77,170
Kentucky $76,910
Mississippi $84,760
Montana $81,600
Iowa $75,280
Indiana $70,050
Arkansas $61,670
Puerto Rico $49,230

How do photonics engineer salaries compare to similar careers?

Photonics engineers earn 11% less than similar careers in the United States.

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Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)