Avg. Base Salary (GBP)
The average salary for a Dispensing Optician is £22,026
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Dispensing Opticians?
An early career Dispensing Optician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £20,993 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Dispensing Optician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £21,084 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Dispensing …Read more
What Do Dispensing Opticians Do?
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.
Dispensing opticians help customers pick out the best visual aids suited to their style and needs. Usually, the prescription from an ophthalmologist or an optometrist must be consulted, and in …Read more