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Dispensing Opticians


In May 2015, the median annual income for dispensing opticians was $34,840, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. The lowest paid 10 percent, which typically included those beginning in the field, earned less than $21,980 a year. The highest paid 10 percent earned more than $55,530. Supervisors and those with managerial duties typically earn more than skilled workers, depending on their experience, skills, and responsibilities. Dispensing opticians who own their own stores can earn much more.

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