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2018 Optics and Photonics Global Salary Report

Wage Growth

Wages grew for three out of five of the largest currency groups, with median salaries paid in Chinese yuan, U.S. dollars, and Japanese yen increasing 25%, 3%, and 1% respectively. Euro salaries were flat, while salaries paid in British pounds declined 2% over the last year.4
Change in Media Salaries 2011-2017, Largest Currency Groups
Over the longer term, median salaries have increased in all five currency groups. Pay in Chinese yuan has increased the most, rising 67% since 2011.
Growth in Media Salaries 2011-2017, Largest Currency Groups