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Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

Cut, grind, and polish eyeglasses, contact lenses, or other precision optical elements.

Salary Breakdown

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

Average

$28,000

ANNUAL

Entry Level

$19,000

ANNUAL

Mid Level

$29,500

ANNUAL

Expert Level

$40,000

ANNUAL


Projected Jobs

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

350

Projected job openings through 2024


Sample Career Roadmap

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

Degree Recommendations


Top Expected Tasks

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Production and Processing

KNOWLEDGE

Mechanical

KNOWLEDGE

Mathematics

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

KNOWLEDGE

Administration and Management

SKILL

Operation and Control

SKILL

Operation Monitoring

SKILL

Quality Control Analysis

SKILL

Time Management

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

ABILITY

Near Vision

ABILITY

Arm-Hand Steadiness

ABILITY

Finger Dexterity

ABILITY

Manual Dexterity

ABILITY

Control Precision


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