Optician Salary in United States

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Average Salary for Optician in United States

The average salary of a(n) Optician in United States is $51,525.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Optician in United States is $24.77.

The average bonus of a(n) Optician in United States is $917.00.

Job Description:

Fabricates optical elements and systems, applying knowledge of layout and machining techniques and procedures, shop mathematics, and properties of optical and abrasive materials. Examines work order, blueprints, and sketches to formulate machining plans and sequences. Measures and marks dimensions and reference points to lay out stock for machining. Mixes grinding, polishing, and holding compounds according to formula or selects premixed compounds. Mounts work piece on holding fixture, using adhesive, friction, or vacuum. Mounts and secures work piece and tooling in machines. Operates machines, such as saws, lathes, grinders, milling machines, generators, polishers, and edgers to fabricate optics, fixtures, tools, and mountings of specified sizes and shapes. Grinds and polishes optics, using hand tools, as required. Measures and tests optics, using precision measuring and testing instruments. May develop specifications and drawings from verbal description. May perform experimental work and research to develop new production methods and procedures applying shop mathematics and knowledge of production techniques. May train and direct other workers. Less

Fabricates optical elements and systems, applying knowledge of layout and machining techniques and procedures, shop mathematics, and properties of optical and abrasive materials. Examines work order, blueprints, and sketches to formulate machining plans and sequences. Measures and marks dimensions and... More

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