How much does an Dispensing Optician make in the United States? The average Dispensing Optician salary in the United States is $51,450 as of November 23, 2022, but the range typically falls between $47,540 and $62,050. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Clarkson Eyecare - Alexandria, VA

Optical Sales Associate

Clarkson Eyecare - Alexandria, VA

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The Dispensing Optician takes precision measurements of eyes using pupilometer and other devices to ensure proper fit of eyeglasses or contact lenses. Measures and fits contact lenses and eyeglass frames based on prescriptions written by ophthalmologists or optometrists. Being a Dispensing Optician inspects lenses for quality, fits and adjusts eyewear, and repairs eyewear as needed. Assists and advises customers in selecting frames based on their prescription, lifestyle needs, and style preferences. In addition, Dispensing Optician instructs customer on correct eyeglass and contact lens care and maintenance. Processes work orders and sales. May oversee trainees or student opticians. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Requires a high school diploma. Requires applicable license. Typically reports to a Manager or Head of a Unit/Department. Dispensing Optician's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2022

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