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Optician, Dispensing Salary

The average rate for an Optician, Dispensing is $14.41 per hour.

$9.77 - $17.86
(Median)
$9
$14
$18
MEDIAN: $14.00
10%
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.77 - $17.86  
   
Overtime
$11.70 - $25.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $503  
   
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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$20,854 - $38,562  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 47

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Job Description for Optician, Dispensing

  • Prepare work order for optical laboratory containing instructions for grinding and mounting lenses in frames.
  • Measure patient for size of eyeglasses and coordinate frames and optical prescription.
  • Design, measure, fit, and adapt lenses for patient according to written optical prescription.
  • Adjust frame and lens position to fit patient.

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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 44% dental benefits Dental: 27%
vision benefits Vision: 29% employee benefits None: 41%
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