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Health Sciences

Opticians, Dispensing

Design, measure, fit, and adapt lenses and frames for client according to written optical prescription or specification.

Salary Breakdown

Opticians, Dispensing

Average

$32,640

ANNUAL

$15.69

HOURLY

Entry Level

$25,230

ANNUAL

$12.13

HOURLY

Mid Level

$34,510

ANNUAL

$16.59

HOURLY

Expert Level

$43,790

ANNUAL

$21.05

HOURLY


Projected Jobs

Opticians, Dispensing

2,410

Projected job openings through 2028


Sample Career Roadmap

Opticians, Dispensing

Degree Recommendations




 Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana

 Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana

Top Expected Tasks

Opticians, Dispensing


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Opticians, Dispensing

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

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

KNOWLEDGE

Sales and Marketing

KNOWLEDGE

Mathematics

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

KNOWLEDGE

Administration and Management

SKILL

Speaking

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

SKILL

Critical Thinking

SKILL

Service Orientation

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

ABILITY

Oral Expression

ABILITY

Near Vision

ABILITY

Speech Clarity

ABILITY

Written Comprehension


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