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Lens Mounter - Eyeglasses Salary
in Dallas, Texas

$31,881 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Lens Mounter - Eyeglasses is $31,881 a year and $15 an hour in Dallas, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Lens Mounter - Eyeglasses is between $24,519 and $37,882. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Dallas, Texas.

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Job Summary

  • Mounts prescription eyeglass lenses in metal, plastic, or combination frames, using handtools: examines eyeglass prescription to determine style, color, and size of frame.
  • Inspects lenses to detect flaws, such as pits, chips, and scratches.
  • Holds and turns lenses against grinding wheel to remove flaws.
  • Assembles eyeglass frame and attaches ornaments, shields, nose pads, and temple pieces, using pliers and screwdrivers.
  • Drills holes in lenses for mounting on rimless frames, using diamond drill.
  • Immerses plastic frame rims in hot salt solution to soften rims or stretches rims, using hot, metal cone.
  • Inserts and aligns lenses in frame.
  • Verifies frame dimensions and alignment of lenses, using protractor, ruler, and straightedge.
  • Turns lenses in frame to correct alignment, using padded pliers.
  • Immerses plastic frames in cold water to set plastic around lenses.
  • Tightens screws to hold lenses in metal frames.
  • Examines lenses under polarized light to detect stress caused by overtightening screws and adjusts screws as necessary.
  • Heats plastic frame bridge and bends frame according to prescription specifications, using fingers and handtools.
  • Immerses plastic frames in dye for specified period to color frames.
  • Solders broken metal bridges and replaces damaged temples to repair frames, using soldering iron and handtools.
  • Cleans and polishes finished eyeglasses, using cloth and solvent.
  • May be designated according to type frame mounted as metal-frame inserter; plastic-frame inserter; or according to part assembled as trim mounter ii.
Lens Mounter - Eyeglasses Job Prevalence in Dallas, Texas, United States

Job family: Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

Job family population: 30,100

Estimated population of Lens Mounter - Eyeglasses jobs: 1,824

Rate of error: 3.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Description: Dallas (), officially the City of Dallas, is a city in the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Dallas County, with portions extending into Collin, Denton, Kaufman and Rockwall counties. With an estimated 2018 population of 1,345,047, it is the ninth most-populous city in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. It is also the eighteenth most-populous city in North America as of 2015. Located in North Texas, the city of Dallas is the main core of the largest metropolitan area in the Southern United States and the largest inland metropolitan area in the U.S. that lacks any navigable link to the sea...

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