Manufacturing Technician, Optical Lab Salary

Optical Lab Manufacturing Technicians in the United States take home approximately $15.81 per hour on average. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. A strong majority enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Most Optical Lab Manufacturing Technicians survey respondents are men (71 percent). The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$10.84 - $27.52
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$16
$28
MEDIAN: $15.81
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Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $10.84 - $27.52
Overtime $17.23 - $44.96
Annual Data $0$64K
Bonus $0.00 - $7,634
Profit Sharing $1,650
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$22,746 - $64,458
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 41

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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

Pay by Experience for a Manufacturing Technician, Optical Lab has a positive trend. An entry-level Manufacturing Technician, Optical Lab with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 24 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Manufacturing Technician, Optical Lab with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Manufacturing Technician, Optical Lab which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 7 salaries. A Manufacturing Technician, Optical Lab with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Manufacturing Technician, Optical Lab

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Manufacturing Technician, Optical Lab Salaries

Late-Career
▲25%

Experienced
▲7%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Mid-Career
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 17%
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