Licensed Dispensing Optician Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Licensed Dispensing Optician is $18.25 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.
Licensed Dispensing Optician Total Pay (?
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$29,511 - $60,245
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $40,346
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Licensed Dispensing Optician Total Pay (?
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$12.89 - $24.61
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,511 - $60,245  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,855  
Profit Sharing
$225.00 - $3,949  
Commission
$0.00 - $7,370  
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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$27,966 - $54,632  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 643
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.89 - $24.61  
   
Overtime
$5.00 - $36.55  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,855  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $7,370  
Profit Sharing
$225.00 - $3,949  
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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$27,966 - $54,632  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 643
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Job Description for Licensed Dispensing 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 Licensed Dispensing Optician
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Licensed Dispensing Optician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%
Experienced
up arrow 3%
National Average
$40,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Licensed Dispensing Optician Salaries

Sales Management
up arrow 4%
Sales
0%
National Average
$40,000
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Gender
Female
69%
female alumni
 
Male
31%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
36%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 60% dental benefits Dental: 37%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 29%
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