The average hourly pay for an Experienced Optician at Visionworks is $16.39.
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$14 - $24
$1,600 - $3,450
$30,806 - $48,910
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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
Popular Employer Salaries for Optician
The top respondents for the job title Optician are from the companies Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, LensCrafters Inc. and Sam's Club. Reported salaries are highest at Target Optical where the average pay is $20.50. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include LensCrafters Inc., earning around $16.89. Texas State Optical pays the lowest at around $12.51. Sam's Club also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $14.48.
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Pay by Experience Level for Optician
An early career Optician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.95 based on 21 salaries. A mid-career Optician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.48 based on 11 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $14.
Years of Experience
This data is based on 36 survey responses.