How much does an Optical Network Engineer make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for an Optical Network Engineer in the United States is $37 as of April 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $34 and $42. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Tyto Athene - Amherst , VA
Optical Network Engineer Secret Clearance MCAS Cherry Point, NC Working Hours: M - F, 8 - 5, may require work outside of these times for maintenance windows After several strategic acquisitions in ...
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World Wide Technology - Ashburn , VA
Optical Engineer Location : Ashburn, VA (Hybrid Remote) Duration: 12 Months with high possibility ... Need to have understanding of the Verizon network topology; it makes troubleshooting faster * Basic ...
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Lumos Networks - Waynesboro , VA
Associate IP Network Engineer Troutville, VA 24175, USA * Waynesboro, VA 22980, USA Req #1333 ... Electrical and optical circuit test equipment Key Competencies: * Strong desire to learn and ...
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Take2 Consulting, LLC - Arlington , VA
Network Engineer Intermediate TS/SCI Arlington, VA Long Term Contract (8+ years) Basic ... Troubleshoot, create and/or install 10/100/1000 Base T and fiber optic wiring as needed in support ...
LinkedIn - 4 days ago
Rahi - Ashburn , VA
Network Engineer is responsible for designing, building, and operating the global, intelligent ... Have experience with optical related cleaning tools and diagnostic method, like OTDR * Have passion ...
LinkedIn - 9 days ago
CCI Systems, Inc. - Charlottesville , VA
We are seeking a Network Engineer IV to design, implement, and oversee computer networks that ... The Network Solutions Group (NSG) focuses on High End Routing, Optical, Broadband Access ...
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