Optician, Dispensing Salary

The average rate for an Optician, Dispensing is $13.06 per hour.

$9.14 - $19.19
$9
$15
$19
MEDIAN: $14.85
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Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $9.14 - $19.19
Overtime $35.00
Annual Data $0$39K
Bonus $1,977
Commission $2,150
Total Pay (?
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$19,289 - $39,678
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

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Job Description for Optician, Dispensing

A dispensing optician usually works at an eye care store. The store will usually offer eye exams, so that the type of eyewear a client needs can be understood. However, the optician will also accept prescriptions obtained by ophthalmologists, in order to create lenses that are well-fitted to the patient’s vision. Usually, the optician will offer contact lenses, glasses, and spectacles.

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Optician, Dispensing Tasks

  • 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.
  • Measure patient for size of eyeglasses and coordinate frames and optical prescription.

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Key Stats for Optician, Dispensing

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%
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Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 25%
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