Optician Salary in the US

$48,280
per year
per month
$4,020
per month
per year
Bonus
$1,600/year
Bonus
$130/month

Optician - Average Salary

The average salary for an Optician is $48,280 per year ($4,020 per month), which is $5,210 (-10%) lower than the average salary in the United States.
An Optician can expect an average starting salary of $34,280. The highest salaries can exceed $67,480.
$34,280
Low
$48,280
Average salary
$67,480
High
$2,860
Low
$4,020
Average salary
$5,620
High
Total pay includes salary and bonus.
$0
$36,500
$72,980
Salary$34,280 - 67,480
Bonus$0 - 5,500
Total Pay$34,280 - 72,980
$0
$3,040
$6,080
Salary$2,860 - 5,620
Bonus$0 - 460
Total Pay$2,860 - 6,080

Optician Salary Range

Low
$34,280
Average salary
$48,280
Experienced
$55,680
High
$67,480
Low
$2,860
Average salary
$4,020
Experienced
$4,640
High
$5,620

Optician - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Licensed Optician$58K/year
+21% 
Costco Optician$57K/year
+17% 
Walmart Optician$56K/year
+16% 

Optician - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Optician with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $38,450 per year. A mid career Optician with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $47,280, while an experienced Optician with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $53,550. Opticians with more than 20 years of experience earn $60,420 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of an Optician

Late Career▲ +25%
Experienced▲ +11%
Average Salary$48,280/year
Mid Career▼ -2%
No Experience▼ -20%

Gender Breakdown

Female
76%
Male
24%

Optician - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Optician jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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