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Artificial Plastic Eye Maker Salary
in Arkansas, United States

$39,190 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$623

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Artificial Plastic Eye Maker is $39,190 a year and $19 an hour in Arkansas, United States. The average salary range for an Artificial Plastic Eye Maker is between $29,064 and $47,643. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Arkansas, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Fabricates artificial plastic eyes according to specifications and fits eyes into customer's eye sockets, using precision handtools, measuring instruments, molding devices, and bench fabricating machines: measures customer's eye socket, using calipers, and measures natural eye to determine size and location of pupil and iris, using scale.
  • Records data on examination card.
  • Selects stock artificial eye approximating size and shape of customer's socket and inserts eye into socket.
  • Fills eye area and questions customer to ascertain that eye fit is comfortable.
  • Applies plastic as required to build up and shape stock eye to conform to customer's eye socket.
  • Examines customer's natural eye to determine iris coloring, eye white shading, and number of eye white veins and records information on examination card.
  • Selects samples of iris, pupil, and white to match eye.
  • Positions artificial eye stock in plaster of paris to prepare mold for casting plastic eye.
  • Pours plastic into mold to form artificial eye.
  • Measures molded eye to determine position for pupil and iris, using rule.
  • Positions and presses pupil and iris into place.
  • Immerses eye in boiling water to set plastic.
  • Paints iris and white of artificial eye to produce color of customer's natural eye according to information recorded on examination card.
  • Draws veins on white of eye, using colored pencil or scratches grooves into eye to represent veins and fills grooves with pigment.
  • Immerses eye in clear plastic solution to produce glassy finish.
  • Examines eye for irregularities in shape and removes irregularities, using dental grind.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$45,432
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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Skills

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