The average hourly pay for an Optician, Dispensing is $16.30.
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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. When the patient prefers glasses, it is important to help customers choose frames based on the client’s needs…Read more
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Pay by Experience Level for Optician, Dispensing
An early career Optician, Dispensing with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.19 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Optician, Dispensing with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.68 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Optician, Dispensing with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.00 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.
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