Avg. Base Hourly Rate (AUD)
The average hourly pay for an Optical Dispenser is AU$25.25
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Optical Dispensers?
An entry-level Optical Dispenser with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$21.13 based on 7 salaries. An early career Optical Dispenser with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$21.89 based on 25 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Optical Dispensers Do?
Optical dispensers interpret different optical prescriptions and fit frames and lenses. Their responsibilities include discussing eyewear needs with clients, as well as helping clients to choose an appropriate frame that meets prescription requirements. They are also in charge of discussing and recommending different types of lenses and lens enhancements, shaping lenses, fitting lenses to frames, and making sure that eyewear fits correctly on a client. Optical dispensers must be able to make …Read more