An Optician Apprentice earns an average wage of $11.55 per hour.Pay goes up steadily as a this job becomes more experienced. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Optician Apprentice Total Pay (?
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$8.98 - $15.88
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.98 - $15.88  
   
Overtime
$10.00 - $22.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,000  
   
Commission
$98.14 - $7,102  
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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$19,214 - $33,933  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 190
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Job Description for Optician Apprentice
  • Adjust frame and lens position to fit patient.
  • 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.
  • Under direction of Optician or physician, design, measure, fit, and adapt lenses for patient according to written optical prescription.
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Experience Affects Optician Apprentice Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 26%
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
National Average
$25,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Skills That Affect Optician Apprentice Salaries

Sales
up arrow 7%
National Average
$25,000
Customer Service
up arrow 10%
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Gender
Female
80%
female alumni
 
Male
20%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
1%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 46% dental benefits Dental: 30%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 37%
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