How much does a Licensed Optician make?

Updated Oct 18, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$51,267 /yr
Average Base Pay

563 salaries

$38K

Low

$51K

Average

$69K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Licensed Optician is $51,267 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Licensed Optician salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 563 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Licensed Optician employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Optician$34,742 /yr
L4
Lead Optician$44,379 /yr
L5
Optician V$34,742 /yr
Career Path

Related Job Titles

Ophthalmic Technician

$40,555

per year

Optical Assistant

$30,909

per year

Optician/Sales

$29,637

per year

Dispensing Optician

$37,274

per year

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Costco Wholesale
4.1

Costco Wholesale

Licensed Optician

$56,750

 /yr
Range: $38K - $81K
193 salaries
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$38K

$81K

$37,988 - $80,686 Range

LensCrafters
3.2

LensCrafters

Licensed Optician - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $17 - $36

$17

$36

$17 - $36 Range

Walmart
3.3

Walmart

Licensed Optician - Hourly

$25

 /hr
Range: $12 - $35

$12

$35

$12 - $35 Range

Luxottica
3.5

Luxottica

Licensed Optician - Hourly

$26

 /hr
Range: $15 - $33

$15

$33

$15 - $33 Range

LensCrafters
3.2

LensCrafters

Licensed Optician - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $12 - $29

$12

$29

$12 - $29 Range

National Vision
4.1

National Vision

Licensed Optician

$42,120

 /yr
Range: $35K - $75K

$35K

$75K

$35,179 - $74,776 Range

Warby Parker
4

Warby Parker

Licensed Optician - Hourly

$25

 /hr
Range: $19 - $32

$19

$32

$19 - $32 Range

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Visionworks
3.8

Visionworks

Licensed Optician - Hourly

$25

 /hr
Range: $18 - $33

$18

$33

$18 - $33 Range

Stanton Optical
2.6

Stanton Optical

Licensed Optician

$39,831

 /yr
Range: $37K - $51K

$37K

$51K

$37,461 - $50,976 Range

Costco Wholesale
4.1

Costco Wholesale

Licensed Optician - Hourly

$27

 /hr
Range: $14 - $38

$14

$38

$14 - $38 Range

Sam's Club
3.3

Sam's Club

Licensed Optician - Hourly

$27

 /hr
Range: $19 - $40

$19

$40

$19 - $40 Range

U.S. Vision
3.1

U.S. Vision

Licensed Optician - Hourly

$29

 /hr
Range: $19 - $33

$19

$33

$19 - $33 Range

America's Best Contacts & Eyeglasses
3.8

America's Best Contacts & Eyeglasses

Licensed Optician - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $11 - $35

$11

$35

$11 - $35 Range

Luxottica
3.5

Luxottica

Licensed Optician - Hourly

$25

 /hr
Range: $16 - $27

$16

$27

$16 - $27 Range

Pearle Vision
3.6

Pearle Vision

Licensed Optician - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $15 - $28

$15

$28

$15 - $28 Range

BJ's Wholesale Club
3

BJ's Wholesale Club

Licensed Optician - Hourly

$29

 /hr
Range: $25 - $33

$25

$33

$25 - $33 Range

For Eyes
2.4

For Eyes

Licensed Optician - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $10 - $39

$10

$39

$10 - $39 Range

America's Best Contacts & Eyeglasses
3.8

America's Best Contacts & Eyeglasses

Licensed Optician - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $14 - $31

$14

$31

$14 - $31 Range

Eyeglass World
3.8

Eyeglass World

Licensed Optician - Hourly

$29

 /hr
Range: $19 - $31

$19

$31

$19 - $31 Range

SEE Eyewear
3.3

SEE Eyewear

Licensed Optician - Hourly

$27

 /hr
Range: $21 - $28

$21

$28

$21 - $28 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Licensed Optician salaries

The national average salary for a Licensed Optician is $51,267 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Licensed Optician salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 563 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Licensed Optician employees.

The highest salary for a Licensed Optician in United States is $69,172 per year.

The lowest salary for a Licensed Optician in United States is $37,997 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Licensed Optician or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Licensed Optician.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent licensed optician salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$17
hourly
An Optical Technician in the Orlando, FL Area area reported making $17 per hour
Additional Pay
$900 cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Orlando, FL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$12
hourly
An Optician in the Greenville, NC Area area reported making $12 per hour
Additional Pay
$300 commissions
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Greenville, NC Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$23
hourly
A Licensed Optician in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $23 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$38,076
per year
An Optician in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $38,076 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$12
hourly
An Optician in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $12 per hour
Job Highlights
Austin, TX Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$32
hourly
A Licensed Optician in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $32 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$16
hourly
An Optical Technician in the Pittsburgh, PA Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
Pittsburgh, PA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
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