Dispensing Optician Trainee Salary

The average pay for a Dispensing Optician Trainee is $12.36 per hour.

n/a - n/a
$27K
MEDIAN: $27,056
50%

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Job Description for Dispensing Optician Trainee

Dispensing optician trainees generally work under a licensed optician who has significant experience in the field. An optometrist or ophthalmologist may also be present on site, so the optician trainee may be tasked with setting up appointments for eye exams. Usually, these trainees have already completed a plan of study as an optician and prior licensing may also be required.

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Dispensing Optician Trainee Tasks

  • Measure patient for size of eyeglasses and coordinate frames and optical prescription.
  • Under direction of Optician or physician, design, measure, fit, and adapt lenses for patient according to written optical prescription.
  • Adjust frame and lens position to fit patient.
  • Prepare work order for optical laboratory containing instructions for grinding and mounting lenses in frames.

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Key Stats for Dispensing Optician Trainee

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %
1-4 years
75%
10-19 years
25%

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
75%
10-19 years
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 25%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 50%