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Photonics technicians use integrated circuit testers, interferometers, lasers, power saws, and other tools to build, install, repair, calibrate and maintain optomechanical and photonic devices. They may use computer-aided manufacturing and design software and scientific software to accomplish their tasks. Knowledge of electronics, optics, and photonics may be especially useful in this profession.

A Photonics Technician will normally get a pay level of $37,200 - $102,790 based on experience and talent. can get wages of sixty-seven thousand six hundred and fourty dollars on a yearly basis.

can get the highest pay in District of Columbia, where they receive average job salaries of just about $96,410. People with this job title have the most lucrative average salary level in Utilities, where they can receive an average job salary of $78,860.

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Photonics Technicians tend to make the most in the following industries:

Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
Public Administration
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
Management of Companies and Enterprises
Transportation and Warehousing

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Retail Trade
Educational Services
Wholesale Trade
Health Care and Social Assistance
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services