Coherent, Inc. is a public company headquartered in Santa Clara, California. It manufactures and supports laser equipment and components. The company was founded in May 1966 by physicist James Hobart and five cofounders. It went public in 1970. Over time, Coherent acquired other laser businesses and expanded to lasers for different industries and applications. From 2004 to 2021, it grew from $400 million to almost $2 billion in revenues, in part through a series of acquisitions.
Highest paying job titles at Coherent include Manufacturing Engineer, Mechanical Engineering Manager, and Quality Assurance Engineer