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Metal Frame Inserter Salary
in Idaho, United States

$29,180 (USD)

Average Salary

$14/hr

Average Hourly

$376

Average Bonus

Last updated: February 15, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Metal Frame Inserter is $29,180 a year and $14 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Metal Frame Inserter is between $22,442 and $34,673. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Idaho, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • 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.
Metal Frame Inserter Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

Job family population: 30,100

Estimated population of Metal Frame Inserter jobs: 1,824

Rate of error: 3.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$33,828
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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