Dispensing Optician Salary in District of Columbia - District Average

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Average Salary for Dispensing Optician in District of Columbia - District Average

The average salary of a(n) Dispensing Optician in District of Columbia - District Average is $48,113.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Dispensing Optician in District of Columbia - District Average is $23.13.

The average bonus of a(n) Dispensing Optician in District of Columbia - District Average is $645.00.

Job 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. Fills ophthalmic eyeglass prescriptions and fits and adapts lenses and frames. Determines client's current lens prescription, when necessary, using lensometer or lens analyzer and client's eyeglasses. Heats, shapes, or bends plastic or metal frames to adjust eyeglasses to fit client, using pliers and hands. Instructs clients in adapting to, wearing, and caring for eyeglasses. Sells optical goods, such as binoculars, plano sunglasses, magnifying glasses, and low vision aids. Repairs damaged frames. May be required to hold license issued by governing state. May fabricate lenses to prescription specifications. May select and order frames for display. May grind lens edges or apply coating to lenses. May compute amount of sale and collect payment for services. May fit contact lenses only. Less

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,... More

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