How much does a Optician make? The median annual Optician salary is $43,956, as of January 30, 2018, with a range usually between $40,611-$53,013, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Optician in the United States.
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Optician in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Optician in the United States is $43,956, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Optician in the United States are expected to make less than $43,956.
Source: HR Reported data as of January 30, 2018
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Optician that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Optician are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of February 2018
Designs, measures, and fits contact lenses and eyeglass frames for clients based on prescriptions written by ophthalmologists or optometrists. Measures customer's face and eyes to ensure proper fit of eyeglasses or contact lenses. Assists and advises customers in selecting frames based on their prescription, lifestyle needs, and style preferences. Inspects lenses for quality, fits and adjusts eyewear, and repairs eyewear as needed. Instructs customer on correct eyeglass and contact lens care, maintenance, and use. Requires a high school diploma . Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Typically requires a state dispensing optician license. View full job description