£20,643
Avg. Salary
£11.10
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

£1,000

Bonus

£976

Commission

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How should I pay?

The average pay for a Dispensing Optician is £11.10 per hour.

The average pay for a Dispensing Optician is £20,643 per year.

£7.65
10%
£11.10
50%
£15.55
90%
MEDIAN £11.10
£16k
10%
£21k
50%
£28k
90%
MEDIAN £20,643
£15,621 - £28,184
£16K
£21K
£28K
MEDIAN: £20,643
10%
50%
90%
£7.65 - £15.55
£7
£11
£16
MEDIAN: £11.10
10%
50%
90%
£0£29K
Salary £15,621 - £28,184
Bonus £250 - £2,370
Commission £976
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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£15,843 - £29,174
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 296
Hourly Data £0£18
Hourly Rate £7.65 - £15.55
Overtime £15.00
Annual Data £0£29K
Bonus £250 - £2,370
Commission £976
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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£15,843 - £29,174
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 36

Job Description for Dispensing Optician

Dispensing opticians usually work in a clinical or retail environment dedicated to the dispensing of eyeglasses, contact lenses, and other visual aids. Strong customer service skills are important in this position so that customers return for future service and refer the business to their acquaintances.

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Pay by Experience Level for Dispensing Optician

Pay by Experience for a Dispensing Optician has a positive trend. An entry-level Dispensing Optician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤19,000 based on 79 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dispensing Optician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤21,000 based on 61 salaries. An experienced Dispensing Optician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤22,000 based on 54 salaries. A Dispensing Optician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤27,000 based on 25 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

-4%

National Average: £21,044

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Dispensing Optician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Dispensing Optician?

Dispensing Optician in Liskeard:
Pros: Variety of people and variation in daily clinic.
Cons: Economic climate and poor communities.

Dispensing Optician in London:
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Key Stats for Dispensing Optician

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Dispensing Optician Salaries

Late-Career
▲28%

▲6%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
₤21,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Skills That Affect Dispensing Optician Salaries

Customer Service
▲5%

Dispensing Optician
▲4%

dispensing
▲1%

National Average
₤21,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 56%