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Optical Engineer Salary
in Maryland, United States

$111,527 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for an Optical Engineer is $111,527 a year and $54 an hour in Maryland, United States. The average salary range for an Optical Engineer is between $78,173 and $138,420. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Optical Engineer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Maryland, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Develops and designs optical systems with specific characteristics to fit within specified physical limits of precision optical instruments, such as still- and motion-picture cameras, lens systems, telescopes, and viewing and display devices.
  • Positions covered by this definition are characterized by the inclusion of work that requires an understanding of both theories and principles.
  • Excludes paraprofessional positions.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Optical Engineer Job Listings for Maryland, United States

Systems Engineer
Dec 7
Annapolis Junction, MD, USA
Caddis Solutions Corp
Optical Transport Network (OTN) Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM), Synchronous Optical Networks ... Engineering: Individual shall have experience designing and developing large-scale systems ...
RF and Optical Network Engineer
Nov 20
Fort Meade, MD, USA
Neo Tech Solutions (NTS)
... to include fiber optic patch panels and the like). * Understanding of how to develop engineering design packages, drawing up presentations to include Analyses of Alternatives, white papers ...
Senior FPGA Engineer
Oct 11
College Park, MD, USA
We're seeking an experienced FPGA Engineer to help us build the world's most powerful quantum ... Knowledge of RF/Microwave/Optics (amplifiers, splitters/combiners, photodetectors) * Low-noise/high ...
Opto-Mechanical Engineer
Oct 1
Greenbelt, MD, USA
ATA Aerospace, LLC
Duties The Opto-Mechanical Engineer is responsible for items such as optical bench layout and bench design, optical component mounting design, and component material and coating selection for ...
ESES-III Support Positions - 2429
Nov 7
Greenbelt, United States
Millennium Engineering and Integration Company
... Optical Engineer Ground Support Equipment Engineer Integration and Test Engineer Manufacturing Engineer Mechanical Engineer Mechanical Technician Optical Engineer Packaging Engineer Parts/Component ...