Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Dispensing Optician is $16.31
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Dispensing Opticians?
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 $14.24 based on 6 salaries. An early career Dispensing Optician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.74 based on 32 salaries. A …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