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How much do opticians earn?


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November 01, 2009 10:27PM

In unlicensed states like WVa, an optician starts out about the same as any retail position and you MAY get an increase if you become ABO certified. In licensed states like Ohio, about $12.-$15. an hour to start depending on if you are contact lens licensed. In some states, like Florida the wage is higher, but getting a license is much harder. It also depends on where you live and what the demands are.