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Photo Optics Technician (Scientific) Salary

$60,021 (USD)

Average Salary

$29/hr

Average Hourly

$1,326

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Photo Optics Technician (Scientific) is $60,021 a year and $29 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Photo Optics Technician (Scientific) is between $43,536 and $73,762. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Sets up and operates photo-optical instrumentation to record and photograph data for scientific and engineering projects: operates and calibrates photo-optical equipment according to formalized procedures, maintenance manuals, and schematic diagrams.
  • Operates test equipment and performs analysis of data for engineering and scientific personnel.
  • May install and calibrate optical and photographic data collection equipment in missiles, aircraft, weaponry, weather or communication satellites, underwater devices, or other installations.
  • May evaluate adequacy of data obtained to determine need for future changes in instrumentation.
  • May modify existing equipment and participate in planning and testing modified equipment and instrumentation procedures.
Photo Optics Technician (Scientific) Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians

Job family population: 128,320

Estimated population of Photo Optics Technician (Scientific) jobs: 8,832

Rate of error: 2.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$69,581
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Photo Optics Technician (Scientific) Job Listings for United States

Optics Technician
Jul 9
Boulder, CO, USA
Meadowlark Optics
... life sciences, and electronics involved in light-based technologies. To ensure precision and top ... optical fabrication, metrology equipment and a breath-taking view of Colorado's Front Range.
Engineering Technician / Optical-Mechanical Technician
Jul 3
Livermore, California, USA
NANA Development Corporation
... national security within the science, technology, and engineering fields as part of our ... The giant laser has nearly 40,000 optics, which precisely guide, reflect, amplify, and focus 192 ...
Manufacturing Technician
Jul 1
Fremont, CA, USA
Cytek Biosciences, Inc
OPTICS MANUFACTURING TECHNICIAN Company: CYTEK BIOSCIENCES, INC. Department: OPERATIONS Supervisor ... We are engineers, scientists and customer service representatives who design, build and support ...
Field Service Technician
Jul 12
us
Redflex
Install, repair and maintain digital Photo Enforcement solutions for City Public Safety programs. ... computer science) or related work experience. Experience in digital photography, network ...
Engineering Technician
Jul 15
Hillsboro, OR, USA
BaronHR Technical
... Scientists, and will handle a variety of diverse tasks with project responsibility • Assist in ... electro-optical systems, and various test systems • Must be able to read and understand ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Photo Optics Technician (Scientific) is $60,021 a year and $29 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Photo Optics Technician (Scientific) is between $43,536 and $73,762. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Photo Optics Technician (Scientific) Job Listings for United States

Optics Technician
Jul 9
Boulder, CO, USA
Meadowlark Optics
... life sciences, and electronics involved in light-based technologies. To ensure precision and top ... optical fabrication, metrology equipment and a breath-taking view of Colorado's Front Range.
Engineering Technician / Optical-Mechanical Technician
Jul 3
Livermore, California, USA
NANA Development Corporation
... national security within the science, technology, and engineering fields as part of our ... The giant laser has nearly 40,000 optics, which precisely guide, reflect, amplify, and focus 192 ...
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