Optician, Dispensing Salary (United States)

The average rate for an Optician, Dispensing is $13.35 per hour.
Optician, Dispensing Total Pay (?
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$23,751 - $46,978
(Median)
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29K
36K
47K
MEDIAN: $29,046
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Optician, Dispensing Total Pay (?
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$9.84 - $17.66
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$23,751 - $46,978  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,014  
Commission
$306.39 - $7,047  
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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$21,324 - $38,750  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 108
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.84 - $17.66  
   
Overtime
$11.10 - $25.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,014  
   
Commission
$306.39 - $7,047  
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).
)
$21,324 - $38,750  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 108
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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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Gender

Female
83%
female alumni
 
Male
17%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 46% dental benefits Dental: 31%
vision benefits Vision: 30% employee benefits None: 37%
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