Manufacturing Technician, Optical Lab Salary
Optical Lab Manufacturing Technicians in the United States can expect wages of $14.93 per hour on average. More than half of Optical Lab Manufacturing Technicians (67 percent) survey respondents are men. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Optical Lab Manufacturing Technicians, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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.
The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $34K. It's worth noting that people with five to 10 years of experience report bringing in less at around $31K on average. Optical Lab Manufacturing Technicians claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $32K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $40K.