Certified Optician Salary (United States)

The average wage for a Certified Optician is $14.83 per hour.
Certified Optician Total Pay (?
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$26,469 - $49,447
(Median)
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49K
MEDIAN: $36,164
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Certified Optician Total Pay (?
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$10.88 - $19.97
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$26,469 - $49,447  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,521  
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $7,000  
Commission
$0.00 - $5,617  
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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$23,404 - $44,753  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 625
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.88 - $19.97  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.39 - $2.15  
Overtime
$12.19 - $28.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,521  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $5,617  
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $7,000  
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).
)
$23,404 - $44,753  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 625
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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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Gender

Female
83%
female alumni
 
Male
17%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 52% dental benefits Dental: 32%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 29%
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