The average rate for an Optician, Dispensing is $12.79 per hour.
Optician, Dispensing Total Pay (?
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$23,468 - $47,344
(Median)
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29K
37K
47K
MEDIAN: $29,060
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Optician, Dispensing Total Pay (?
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$9.59 - $17.51
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$23,468 - $47,344  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,043  
Commission
$983 - $7,200  
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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$20,804 - $39,099  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 148
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.59 - $17.51  
   
Overtime
$11.10 - $25.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,043  
   
Commission
$983 - $7,200  
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).
)
$20,804 - $39,099  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 148
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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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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 12 votes.
Gender
Female
80%
female alumni
 
Male
20%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
14%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 47% dental benefits Dental: 31%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 34%
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