Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does an Optician make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$54,858 / yrTotal Pay
$36,828 / yrBase Pay
$18,031 / yrAdditional Pay

$54,858

 / yr
$29K$296K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Optician is $54,858 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $36,828 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $18,031 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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$54,858 /yr
Optician
$60,081 /yr
Lead Optician
$51,312 /yr
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What are some related job titles for Optician?

Some related job titles are Manager/Optician Salaries with median pay of $83,827, Ophthalmic Salaries with median pay of $85,300, Optical Sales Salaries with median pay of $97,440, Optometrist Salaries with median pay of $198,882.

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Walmart
3.3

Walmart

Optician - Hourly

$11

$37

$11 - $37 Range

EyeCare Partners
3.5

$39,213

 /yr
Range: $30K - $46K

$30K

$46K

$30,485 - $45,534 Range

America's Best Contacts & Eyeglasses
3.4

$10

$27

$10 - $27 Range

Pearle Vision
3.4

Pearle Vision

Optician - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $9 - $28

$9

$28

$9 - $28 Range

Walmart
3.3

Walmart

Optician - Hourly

$10

$22

$10 - $22 Range

MyEyeDr.
3.0

MyEyeDr.

Optician - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $12 - $26

$12

$26

$12 - $26 Range

LensCrafters
3.2

LensCrafters

Optician - Hourly

$11

$37

$11 - $37 Range

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National Vision
3.7

National Vision

Optician - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $11 - $25

$11

$25

$11 - $25 Range

Eyemart Express
3.7

Eyemart Express

Optician - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $9 - $22

$9

$22

$9 - $22 Range

America's Best Contacts & Eyeglasses
3.4

$10

$18

$10 - $18 Range

Shopko Optical
3.7

$32,871

 /yr
Range: $29K - $36K

$29K

$36K

$28,571 - $36,022 Range

Sam's Club
3.3

Sam's Club

Optician - Hourly

$12

$28

$12 - $28 Range

Clarkson Eyecare
3.0

Clarkson Eyecare

Optician - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $13 - $24

$13

$24

$13 - $24 Range

Warby Parker
3.8

Warby Parker

Optician

$37,872

 /yr
Range: $33K - $59K

$33K

$59K

$33,404 - $58,800 Range

Luxottica
3.6

Luxottica

Optician - Hourly

$12

$35

$12 - $35 Range

LensCrafters
3.2

LensCrafters

Optician - Hourly

$11

$25

$11 - $25 Range

Visionworks
3.6

Visionworks

Optician - Hourly

$11

$33

$11 - $33 Range

Sam's Club
3.3

Sam's Club

Optician - Hourly

$12

$20

$12 - $20 Range

Vision Source
3.4

Vision Source

Optician - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $12 - $22

$12

$22

$12 - $22 Range

Costco Wholesale
4.0

Costco Wholesale

Optician - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $11 - $38

$11

$38

$11 - $38 Range

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Recent User Submitted Salaries for Optical Specialist in United States of America

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$14

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Optical Specialist with less than one year of experience

$26

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Licensed Optician with 4 to 6 years of experience

$14

/hrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$500/hr

8 days ago by a Unlicensed Optician with 1 to 3 years of experience

$22

/hrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Unlicensed Optician with more than 15 years of experience

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$64,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Licensed Dispensing Optician with more than 15 years of experience

$23

/hrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Licensed Optician with 1 to 3 years of experience

$26

/hrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Licensed Optician with 1 to 3 years of experience

$31

/hrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Licensed Dispensing Optician with more than 15 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about an Optician salaries

The national average salary for an Optician is $34,742 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Optician salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1585 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Optician employees.

The highest salary for an Optician in United States is $50,128 per year.

The lowest salary for an Optician in United States is $24,079 per year.

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