How much does an Optician make in Newfoundland and Labrador? Newfoundland and LabradorOptician salaries vary greatly from town to town. See below for Optician salaries, bonus and benefits information for 1 city in the Newfoundland and Labrador area.
Measures and fits contact lenses and eyeglass frames based on prescriptions written by ophthalmologists or optometrists. Takes precision measurements of eyes using pupilometer and other devices 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 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. Years of experience may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement.