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Artificial Plastic Eye Maker Salary
in Oakland, California

$54,869 (USD)

Average Salary

$26/hr

Average Hourly

$872

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Artificial Plastic Eye Maker is $54,869 a year and $26 an hour in Oakland, California, United States. The average salary range for an Artificial Plastic Eye Maker is between $40,692 and $66,704. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Oakland, California.

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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.
Artificial Plastic Eye Maker Job Prevalence in Oakland, California, United States

Job family: Medical Appliance Technicians

Job family population: 13,640

Estimated population of Artificial Plastic Eye Maker jobs: 1,005

Rate of error: 4.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$63,608
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: Oakland is the largest city and the county seat of Alameda County, California, United States. A major West Coast port city, Oakland is the largest city in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area, the third largest city overall in the San Francisco Bay Area, the eighth most populated city in California, and the 45th largest city in the United States. With a population of 432,897 as of 2019, it serves as a trade center for the San Francisco Bay Area; its Port of Oakland is the busiest port in the San Francisco Bay, the entirety of Northern California, and the fifth busiest in the United States of America....

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Salary Recap

The average pay for an Artificial Plastic Eye Maker is $54,869 a year and $26 an hour in Oakland, California, United States. The average salary range for an Artificial Plastic Eye Maker is between $40,692 and $66,704. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Oakland, California.

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