How much does a Optician make?

Updated Jun 12, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$34,136 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,406 salaries

$24K

Low

$34K

Average

$49K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Optician is $34,136 in United States. Filter by location to see Optician salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,406 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Optician employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Optician$34,136 /yr
L4
Lead Optician$42,379 /yr
L5
Optician V$38,969 /yr
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$119,537

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Walmart
3.4

Walmart

Optician - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $9 - $44K
335 salaries
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$9

$44K

$9 - $43,573 Range

National Vision
4.3

National Vision

Optician - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $10 - $35

$10

$35

$10 - $35 Range

America's Best Contacts & Eyeglasses
4.2

America's Best Contacts & Eyeglasses

Optician - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $9 - $32

$9

$32

$9 - $32 Range

Warby Parker
4

Warby Parker

Optician - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $15 - $31

$15

$31

$15 - $31 Range

EyeCare Partners
3.6

EyeCare Partners

Optician

$37,534

 /yr
Range: $29K - $43K

$29K

$43K

$29,005 - $42,821 Range

Pearle Vision
3.5

Pearle Vision

Optician - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $8 - $30

$8

$30

$8 - $30 Range

Walmart
3.4

Walmart

Optician - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $10 - $27

$10

$27

$10 - $27 Range

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Sam's Club
3.3

Sam's Club

Optician - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $11 - $35

$11

$35

$11 - $35 Range

Eyemart Express
3.3

Eyemart Express

Optician - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $8 - $28

$8

$28

$8 - $28 Range

America's Best Contacts & Eyeglasses
4.2

America's Best Contacts & Eyeglasses

Optician - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $10 - $22

$10

$22

$10 - $22 Range

U.S. Vision
3.1

U.S. Vision

Optician - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $10 - $32

$10

$32

$10 - $32 Range

Shopko Optical
3.6

Shopko Optical

Optician

$30,912

 /yr
Range: $27K - $38K

$27K

$38K

$27,300 - $37,610 Range

Sam's Club
3.3

Sam's Club

Optician - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $12 - $25

$12

$25

$12 - $25 Range

MyEyeDr.
3.3

MyEyeDr.

Optician - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $12 - $23

$12

$23

$12 - $23 Range

Clarkson Eyecare
2.9

Clarkson Eyecare

Optician - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $11 - $26

$11

$26

$11 - $26 Range

BJ's Wholesale Club
3

BJ's Wholesale Club

Optician

$63,417

 /yr
Range: $47K - $68K

$47K

$68K

$46,999 - $67,887 Range

Luxottica
3.6

Luxottica

Optician - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $11 - $26

$11

$26

$11 - $26 Range

Vision Source
3.3

Vision Source

Optician - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $12 - $21

$12

$21

$12 - $21 Range

Rosin Eyecare
2.6

Rosin Eyecare

Optician - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $12 - $17

$12

$17

$12 - $17 Range

Eyeglass World
3.8

Eyeglass World

Optician - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $10 - $29

$10

$29

$10 - $29 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Optician salaries

The average salary for a Optician is $34,136 in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 1406 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Optician employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Optician in United States is $49,133 per year.

The lowest salary for a Optician in United States is $23,717 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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

$12
hourly
An Optician in the Lafayette, LA Area area reported making $12 per hour
Job Highlights
Lafayette, LA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$14
hourly
An Optician in the Ogden, UT Area area reported making $14 per hour
Additional Pay
$400 cash bonus
Job Highlights
Ogden, UT Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$15
hourly
An Optician in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$20
hourly
An Optician in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$30
hourly
A Licensed Optician in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $30 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$13
hourly
An Optician in the Provo, UT Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Provo, UT Area area
Part-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$11
hourly
An Optician in the St. George, UT Area area reported making $11 per hour
Additional Pay
$29k commissions
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
St. George, UT Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private