Salary for Photonics Technicians

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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:

Utilities
$78,860
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$77,920
Public Administration
$76,050
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
$72,710
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$70,980
Transportation and Warehousing
$68,170

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Retail Trade
$45,480
Educational Services
$49,920
Information
$58,990
Wholesale Trade
$60,880
Health Care and Social Assistance
$60,910
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$63,580