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Photonics Technicians

Job Information

Build, install, test, or maintain optical or fiber optic equipment, such as lasers, lenses, or mirrors, using spectrometers, interferometers, or related equipment.


  • Electrical and electronic engineering technicians make up 33 percent of all engineering technicians.
  • Employment of engineering technicians is influenced by economic conditions similar to those which affect engineers; as a result, job outlook varies by specialty.
  • Opportunities will be best for individuals with an associate degree or other postsecondary training in engineering technology.


Personality I'm hands on
Salary $58,670/yr ($29.34/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education Bachelors