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Photonics Technicians

Build, install, or maintain optical or fiber optic equipment.

Quick Facts


Median wages for the broader occupation, Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other, are $33.04 / hour.


On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Monitor the productivity or efficiency of industrial operations.
  • Document design or operational test results.
  • Prepare procedural documents.
  • Assist engineers or scientists with research.
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Job Title Examples:

Laser/Electro-Optics Technician (LEOT)
Optoelectronic Technician
Photonics Engineering Technician

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This page includes information from the O*NET 24.2 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA.

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