Manufacturing Technician, Optical Lab Salary

For Optical Lab Manufacturing Technicians, hourly average wages total $15.21 per hour. Male Optical Lab Manufacturing Technicians who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (61 percent) are men. Most enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$23,416 - $61,174
(Median)
$23K
$43K
$61K
MEDIAN: $43,190
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$10.03 - $22.56
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$10
$15
$23
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$23,416 - $61,174  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,904  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$22,344 - $55,031  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.03 - $22.56  
   
Overtime
$15.81 - $37.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,904  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$22,344 - $55,031  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 97
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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.


For Optical Lab Manufacturing Technicians, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $32K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $34K. Optical Lab Manufacturing Technicians with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $37K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $39K.

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Experience Affects Manufacturing Technician, Optical Lab Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$34,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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