Optician Apprentice Salary (United States)

The average rate for an Optician Apprentice is $11.63 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Optician Apprentice Salary (?
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$9.03 - $16.03
(Median)
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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 - $16.03  
   
Overtime
$10.21 - $22.65  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $990  
   
Commission
$99.67 - $4,654  
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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$19,544 - $34,119  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 158
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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 24%
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
National Average
$25,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Skills That Affect Optician Apprentice Salaries

Sales
up arrow 9%
National Average
$25,000
Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
79%
female alumni
 
Male
21%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 45% dental benefits Dental: 31%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 40%