Manufacturing Technician, Optical Lab Salary

For Optical Lab Manufacturing Technicians, hourly average wages total $15.02 per hour. Male Optical Lab Manufacturing Technicians are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 58 percent of the field. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$23,321 - $61,326

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$9.96 - $21.24

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$23,321 - $61,326  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,980  
Profit Sharing
$9.83 - $3,084  
Total Pay (?
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$22,299 - $51,179  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.96 - $21.24  
   
Overtime
$14.48 - $35.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,980  
   
Profit Sharing
$9.83 - $3,084  
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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$22,299 - $51,179  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 96
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Job Description for Manufacturing Technician, Optical Lab

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

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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 $31K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $33K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $39K in this role. Optical Lab Manufacturing Technicians who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $38K.

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Experience Affects Manufacturing Technician, Optical Lab Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
$34,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 15%
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