The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Optician with Customer Service skills in St. Louis, Missouri is $12.91.
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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 Denver, Colorado earn an average of 17.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Minneapolis, Minnesota (10.3% more) and Chicago, Illinois (8.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (17.2% less), Houston, Texas (3.3% less) and San Antonio, Texas (3.2% less).
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