The average hourly pay for an Optician in Washington, District of Columbia is $17.58.
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$35,513 - $42,735
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Job Description for Optician
Opticians assist customers who require vision tests, prescriptions, repairs, and, in some cases, minor eye surgery; essentially, they helps customers determine which prescription they require and assist with any other questions or needs that they may have. Opticians use a piece of equipment called an phoropter to measure the depth of vision that each customer has, and then they are able to determine exactly which prescription the customer needs. Other equipment is also used, including a tonomet…Read more
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Employees with Optician in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 25.1% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (24.2% less), Houston, Texas (17.5% less) and Austin, Texas (10.9% less).