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Photonics Engineers


Design technologies involving light, such as laser technology.

Photonics Engineers design technology that involves light energy or information, such as laser or fiber optic technology. They may design or test photonics systems or analyze the performance of systems. They may also do research and write reports.

Wages $50.86 per hour on average  
Outlook The outlook is Fair
Education & Training Not available is needed for entry.
Related Programs (Current training programs available)
On the Job Work Activities
Career Pathways Engineering and Technology
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