Photonics engineer earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Photonics engineer salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $117,520
Alabama $116,490
Arkansas $61,670
Arizona $91,700
California $107,300
Colorado $111,020
Connecticut $99,640
District of Columbia $141,320
Delaware $108,990
Florida $77,020
Georgia $92,030
Hawaii $100,030
Iowa $75,280
Idaho $111,050
Illinois $87,220
Indiana $70,050
Kansas $81,080
Kentucky $76,910
Louisiana $81,990
Massachusetts $106,680
Maryland $128,230
Maine $88,640
Michigan $88,330
Minnesota $101,270
Missouri $82,450
Mississippi $84,760
Montana $81,600
North Carolina $85,110
North Dakota $86,430
Nebraska $87,830
New Hampshire $89,780
New Jersey $116,570
New Mexico $114,000
Nevada $91,680
New York $92,560
Ohio $89,390
Oklahoma $82,980
Oregon $87,070
Pennsylvania $93,400
Puerto Rico $49,230
Rhode Island $92,090
South Carolina $101,980
South Dakota $85,610
Tennessee $74,890
Texas $109,110
Utah $89,700
Virginia $122,940
Vermont $77,170
Washington $107,230
Wisconsin $83,640
West Virginia $97,770
Wyoming $90,600

How do photonics engineer salaries compare to similar careers?

Photonics engineers earn about the same as related careers in Alaska. On average, they make less than electrical engineers but more than wind energy engineers.

Career Median Salary
Electrical engineer salary $111K
Environmental engineer salary $107K
Water engineer salary $107K
Naval architect salary $107K
Marine engineer salary $107K
Photonics engineer salary $118K
Nanotechnology engineer salary $118K
Nanosystems engineer salary $118K
Mechatronics engineer salary $118K
Wind energy engineer salary $118K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)