The average hourly pay for an Experienced Optician with Insurance skills in San Diego, California is $17.69.
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$16 - $19
$33,213 - $38,769
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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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Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills that pay less than market rate include Billing, Optometry and Customer Service.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Optician in their job title in Sacramento, California earn an average of 18.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (15.8% more) and Kansas City, Missouri (13.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (5.3% less) and Chicago, Illinois (3.9% less).
Years of Experience
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