Median pay for Optical Lab Manufacturing Technicians in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $14.73 per hour. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. There are more male Optical Lab Manufacturing Technicians than female among those who completed the questionnaire, making up 67 percent. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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MEDIAN: $14.73
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Hourly Rate
$10.83 - $25.53  
   
Overtime
$16.35 - $44.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$0.00 - $7,634  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,650  
Total Pay (?
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$22,844 - $58,043  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 46

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Job Description for Manufacturing Technician, Optical Lab

  • Operate automatic and manual machines.
  • Polish and clean lens.
  • Shape and customize lenses to fit frames.
  • Cut lens according to prescriptions or specifics.

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Pay by Experience Level for Manufacturing Technician, Optical Lab

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $34K on average. It is reported that median compensation in the five-to-10 year group declines to approximately $29K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Optical Lab Manufacturing Technicians make a median salary of $39K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $45K.

Key Stats for Manufacturing Technician, Optical Lab

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
044
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Manufacturing Technician, Optical Lab Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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