The average wage for a Certified Optician is $14.77 per hour.
Certified Optician Total Pay (?
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$26,776 - $49,746
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MEDIAN: $35,995
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Certified Optician Total Pay (?
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$10.68 - $19.97
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$26,776 - $49,746  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,967  
Profit Sharing
$592 - $4,055  
Commission
$0.00 - $5,939  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$23,063 - $44,772  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 774
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.68 - $19.97  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $2.12  
Overtime
$12.29 - $29.24  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,967  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $5,939  
Profit Sharing
$592 - $4,055  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$23,063 - $44,772  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 774
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Job Description for Certified Optician
  • Prepare work order for optical laboratory containing instructions for grinding and mounting lenses in frames.
  • Measure patient for size of eyeglasses and coordinate frames and optical prescription.
  • Design, measure, fit, and adapt lenses for patient according to written optical prescription.
  • Adjust frame and lens position to fit patient.
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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Optician
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Pay Difference By Location
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$32,000
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National Average
$32,000
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Gender
Female
81%
female alumni
 
Male
19%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
22%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 54% dental benefits Dental: 32%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 29%
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