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$33,225

Average Base Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$362

Average Bonus
The average dispensing optician apprentice salary in Arkansas, United States is $33,225 or an hourly rate of $16. This is 12% lower (-$4,583) than the average dispensing optician apprentice salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $362.
Salary by Experience

$26,310

Entry Level Salary

$43,947

Senior Level Salary
An entry level dispensing optician apprentice (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $26,310. On the other end, a senior level dispensing optician apprentice (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $43,947.

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Job Description
Design, measure, fit, and adapt lenses and frames for client according to written optical prescription or specification. Assist client with inserting, removing, and caring for contact lenses. Assist client with selecting frames. Measure customer for size of eyeglasses and coordinate frames with facial and eye measurements and optical prescription. Prepare work order for optical laboratory containing instructions for grinding and mounting lenses in frames. Verify exactness of finished lens spectacles. Adjust frame and lens position to fit client. May shape or reshape frames. Includes contact lens opticians.
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