Optician Apprentice Salary (United States)

The average rate for an Optician Apprentice is $11.74 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Optician Apprentice Total Pay (?
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$9.03 - $16.31
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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
$9.03 - $16.31  
   
Overtime
$10.30 - $22.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,014  
   
Commission
$99.67 - $4,654  
Total Pay (?
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$19,452 - $34,899  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 176
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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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Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
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$25,000
Entry-Level
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Sales
up arrow 8%
National Average
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Customer Service
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Gender
Female
77%
female alumni
 
Male
23%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
1%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 49% dental benefits Dental: 32%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 37%
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