Average Dispensing Optician Salary in United Kingdom

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The average salary for a Dispensing Optician in United Kingdom is £21,600.
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Job Description for Dispensing Optician

Popular Employer Salaries for Dispensing Optician

The top respondents for the job title Dispensing Optician are from the companies Specsavers, Vision Express Ltd and The Boots Company PLC. Reported salaries are highest at The Boots Company PLC where the average pay is £23,610. Vision Express Ltd pays the lowest at around £19,747.

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Popular Skills for Dispensing Optician

Skills in Customer Service, Sales, Troubleshooting, Team Leadership and Optometry are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Dispensing Optician

An entry-level Dispensing Optician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £18,191 based on 10 salaries. An early career Dispensing Optician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £19,797 based on 96 salaries. A mid-career Dispensing Optician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £21,544 based on 70 salaries. An experienced Dispensing Optician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £23,081 based on 84 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £26,553.
Employees with Dispensing Optician in their job title in Reading, England: Berkshire earn an average of 15.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Leeds, England: West Yorkshire (6.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (16.7% less), Nottingham, England: Nottinghamshire (16.1% less) and Carlisle, England: Cumbria (13.9% less).

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