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Salary Report

2017 Optics and Photonics Global Salary Report

Other Factors

Other factors that influence salary include job level and job role. Top organizational leaders enjoy the highest salaries, while teaching assistants anchor the bottom of the range.
Median Salary by Job Level
Median Salary by Job Level, Selected Countries
Median Salary by Job Role
Startups account for just over 15% of workers at for-profit organizations. These entrepreneurs earn median salaries of $70,000, versus $95,473 for their colleagues at traditional companies.
Median Salary at Start Up