How much does an Optical Network Engineer make? The average Optical Network Engineer salary is $74,427 as of October 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $68,508 and $84,545. Salary ranges 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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... optical networking, firewalls, load balancing in virtual and Cloud environments. Plan the ... Develop and contribute network engineering change input for new architecture to the operational ...
Dice.com - 35 days ago
Government and provide technical subject matter expertise in the field of network engineering ... An understanding of wired data transport mediums to include Category 5e/6 and fiber optics. * Prior ...
Capital Markets Placement - 1 day ago
Government and provide technical subject matter expertise in the field of network engineering ... An understanding of wired data transport mediums to include Category 5e/6 and fiber optics. * Prior ...
Capital Markets Placement - 1 day ago
Government and provide technical subject matter expertise in the field of network engineering ... An understanding of wired data transport mediums to include Category 5e/6 and fiber optics. * Prior ...
Capital Markets Placement - 1 day ago
Government and provide technical subject matter expertise in the field of network engineering ... An understanding of wired data transport mediums to include Category 5e/6 and fiber optics. * Prior ...
Capital Markets Placement - 1 day ago
Assumes operation and maintenance responsibility for the optical network - includes setup ... Bachelors degree in Engineering, Electronics, Software, or Networks, or a related technical or ...
Recruitics REACH - 64 days ago

Optical Network Engineer Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Optical Network Engineer between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of October 28, 2020. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Optical Network Engineer in each city.
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City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $93,034
Washington, DC $82,853
Miami, FL $72,456
Chicago, IL $78,959
Boston, MA $83,857
New York, NY $89,536
Dallas, TX $73,944
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Average Base Salary

Core compensation

 
 
 
68508
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74427

Average Total Cash Compensation

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69657
87950
77027
What is the average salary for Optical Network Engineer in 2020?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Optical Network Engineer in the United States. The base salary for Optical Network Engineer ranges from $68,508 to $84,545 with the average base salary of $74,427. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $69,657 to $87,950 with the average total cash compensation of $77,027.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $74,427 $68,508 - $84,545
Bonus $2,599 $1,149 - $3,405
Total Pay $77,027 $69,657 - $87,950
* Base Salary represents gross income before taxes and deductions. It does not include additional pay such as benefits, bonuses, profit sharing or commissions.
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What's the difference between Optical Engineer and Optical Network Engineer?
According to our latest salary estimation on October 28, 2020. The average salary of Optical Network Engineer is $74,427, and the average salary of Optical Engineer is $116,935. The average salary of Optical Engineer is higher than Optical Network Engineer. ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
I am an Optical Network Engineer, which location’s salary is higher, Barnstable, MA or New Britain, CT?
New Britain, CT typically sees higher pay than Barnstable, MA for Optical Network Engineer. an Optical Network Engineer Salary in New Britain, CT is $80,382 as of October 28, 2020; an Optical Network Engineer Salary in Barnstable, MA is $78,485 as of October 28, 2020. ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
Why does the salary of an Optical Network Engineer vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
What are the Pay Factors for Optical Network Engineer?
Salary ranges for an Optical Network Engineer can vary widely, depending on the city and several other pay factors, including (but not limited to) education level, certifications, additional skills, and work experience. Click here to view Eight Factors That Can Affect Your Pay ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
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Last Update: October 28, 2020