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Artificial Plastic Eye Maker Salary
in Louisville, Kentucky

$43,542 (USD)

Average Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly

$692

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 09, 2019

The average pay for an Artificial Plastic Eye Maker is $43,542 a year and $21 an hour in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. The average salary range for an Artificial Plastic Eye Maker is between $32,292 and $52,934. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Louisville, Kentucky.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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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 Louisville, Kentucky, United States

Job family: Medical Appliance Technicians

Job family population: 14,670

Estimated population of Artificial Plastic Eye Maker jobs: 1,081

Rate of error: 5.3%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$50,477
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: Louisville (US: (listen) LOO-ə-vəl, (listen) LOO-ee-vil, (listen) LUUV-əl, UK: ) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the 29th most-populous city in the United States. It is one of two cities in Kentucky designated as first-class, the other being Lexington, the state's second-largest city. Louisville is the historical seat and, since 2003, the nominal seat of Jefferson County, on the Indiana border. Named after King Louis XVI of France, Louisville was founded in 1778 by George Rogers Clark, making it one of the oldest cities west of the Appalachians. With nearby Falls of the Ohio as the only...

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The average pay for an Artificial Plastic Eye Maker is $43,542 a year and $21 an hour in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. The average salary range for an Artificial Plastic Eye Maker is between $32,292 and $52,934. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Louisville, Kentucky.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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