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Optician Salary
in Maryland, United States

$35,533 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for an Optician is $35,533 a year and $17 an hour in Maryland, United States. The average salary range for an Optician is between $26,496 and $43,052. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Maryland, 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 customers 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.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %


Education data not available for this job


Optician Job Listings for Maryland, United States

Nov 20
Gaithersburg, MD, USA
Montgomery Village Eye Center Inc
We need an additional optician to do lab work and optical sales. Candidates must be exceptionally friendly, motivated to learn and enjoy working with patients. We have an outstanding work environment ...
Experienced Opticians Needed!
Oct 10
Ellicott City, MD, USA
Physicians Eye Care
Experience in retail optical is preferred but not required * Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent, with some college preferred * Demonstrates sales experience, excellent communication and ...
Optical Sales Consultant
Nov 2
Columbia, MD, USA
My Eye Dr.
Under the direct supervision of an optometrist or an optician, converse with patients to analyze and assess patient's vision problems and needs. * Maximize sales by using the company's best, better ...
Eyewear Sales Consultant
Nov 7
Frederick, MD, USA
My Eye Dr.
Eyewear Consultants are quality optical experts who listen to our patients first. They use their knowledge of our vast selection of eyewear products and lenses to educate our patients and make ...
Ophthalmic Technician
Oct 17
Frederick, MD, USA
Central Maryland Eye Associates
Preferred to have at least one year of experience, and is able to work up patients for our ophthalmologists. and optician. This includes history taking, medication reconciliation, visual acuity, use ...