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Optical Dispensing Optician Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$49,149 (USD)

Average Salary

$24/hr

Average Hourly

$659

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Optical Dispensing Optician is $49,149 a year and $24 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for an Optical Dispensing Optician is between $36,650 and $59,550. 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 New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • 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 New York-Manhattan, New York, 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:
$56,977
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Skills

About New York-Manhattan, New York

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Optical Dispensing Optician Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Licensed Optician
May 6
New Milford, United States
VISION ASSOCIATES
Verify glasses and notify patients for dispensing. * Perform adjustments and repairs when necessary. * Maintain inventory and display pertaining to all aspects of the optical retail area * Provide a ...
Optical Manager, Bergen St.
Apr 23
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Warby Parker
A licensed dispensing optician in states that require a license (or an ABO-certified optician in non-licensing states) who's been in a management position for 2+ years * A strong leader and mentor ...
Optical Assistant
May 8
White Plains, NY, USA
Optical Technician
Optical and office knowledge required. Job includes: * Sales * Ordering ... Repairing and Dispensing of Eye-Wear Additional Duties: * Assisting at front desk with phone
Optical Assistant
May 8
Stamford, CT, USA
Optical Technician
Optical and office knowledge required. Job includes: * Sales * Ordering ... Repairing and Dispensing of Eye-Wear Additional Duties: * Assisting at front desk with phone
Optician
Apr 26
New York, NY, USA
Manhattan Vision Associates
As an Optician, you will interact with staff and patients on a daily basis. The ideal candidate ... Dispense contact lenses to patients * Knowledge of vision plans (VSP, EYEMed and Davis Vision) is a ...
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