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Optical Dispensing Optician Salary
in Idaho, United States

$38,303 (USD)

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Last updated: February 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Optical Dispensing Optician is $38,303 a year and $18 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for an Optical Dispensing Optician is between $28,563 and $46,410. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Optical Dispensing Optician. 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

  • Fits eyeglasses and contact lenses, following prescription written by ophthalmologist or optometrist.
  • Examines prescription to determine lens specifications.
  • Measures clients' eyes, including distance between centers of pupils, distance between the eye surface and lens, bridge and eye size, temple length, vertex distance, and papillary distance.
  • Proposes eyeglass frames, lenses, and lens coatings after considering prescription and customer's occupation, habits, and facial features.
  • Submits ophthalmic laboratory information to grind and insert lens, lens size, materials, color, and style.
  • Verifies finished lenses are ground to specification.
Optical Dispensing Optician Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: Opticians, Dispensing

Job family population: 75,450

Estimated population of Optical Dispensing Optician jobs: 35,877

Rate of error: 2.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Optical Dispensing Optician Job Listings for Idaho, United States

Jan 23
Pearle Vision Boise, Idaho
... years of optical dispensing experience We are looking for a self-motivated, hard-working team player with a positive attitude to join our team. If you are a customer service oriented, flexible ...
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