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How much does a Optician make?

Updated 27 Jan 2022
£30,425 /yr
Average Base Pay

127 salaries

£20K

Low

£30K

Average

£45K

High

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How much does a Optician make? The national average salary for a Optician is £30,425 in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Optician salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 127 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Optician employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Optician£30,425 /yr
L4
Lead Optician£20,471 /yr
L5
Optician V£30,425 /yr
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£28,635

per year

Ophthalmic

£24,193

per year

Optical Sales

£35,211

per year

Optometrist

£48,912

per year

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Inspired Selections
4.1

Inspired Selections

Optician

£28,829

 /yr
Range: £23K - £33K
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£23K

£33K

£23,206 - £32,692 Range

Laboratório Prime Optical
3.6

Laboratório Prime Optical

Optician

£53,045

 /yr
Range: £27K - £69K

£27K

£69K

£26,523 - £68,959 Range

Specsavers
3.4

Specsavers

Optician

£31,827

 /yr
Range: £26K - £85K

£26K

£85K

£25,992 - £84,660 Range

Prospect Health Recruitment
5

Prospect Health Recruitment

Optician

£26,788

 /yr
Range: £24K - £35K

£24K

£35K

£23,870 - £35,327 Range

PPR UK

PPR UK

Optician

£26,523

 /yr
Range: £24K - £32K

£24K

£32K

£23,870 - £31,827 Range

Leightons
4

Leightons

Optician

£28,114

 /yr
Range: £21K - £28K

£21K

£28K

£21,395 - £28,114 Range

Boots
3.5

Boots

Optician

£29,519

 /yr
Range: £27K - £51K

£27K

£51K

£26,523 - £50,992 Range

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Team Locum
3.2

Team Locum

Optician

£26,788

 /yr
Range: £23K - £29K

£23K

£29K

£22,810 - £29,175 Range

ASDA
3.5

ASDA

Optician

£31,366

 /yr
Range: £22K - £33K

£22K

£33K

£21,566 - £33,000 Range

Walgreens Boots Alliance
3.3

£22K

£53K

£21,975 - £53,156 Range

Boots Opticians
3.6

Boots Opticians

Optician - Monthly
About 

£1K -£3K

£1K

£3K

£1,023 - £3,119 Range

Specsavers Opticians

Optician
About 

£18K -£27K

£18K

£27K

£18,120 - £26,794 Range

NHS
3.9

NHS

Optician
About 

£39K -£43K

£39K

£43K

£39,440 - £43,079 Range

Specsavers
3.4

Specsavers

Optician - Hourly
About 

£9 -£10

 hourly

£9

£10

£9 - £10 Range

Specsavers
3.4

Specsavers

Optician
About 

£47K -£50K

£47K

£50K

£46,550 - £50,385 Range

Marriott International
4.1

Marriott International

Optician
About 

£22K -£23K

£22K

£23K

£21,698 - £23,200 Range

Johnson & Johnson
4.2

Johnson & Johnson

Optician - Contractor
About 

£16K -£18K

£16K

£18K

£16,171 - £17,578 Range

University of the West of England
4.1

£38K

£41K

£37,647 - £41,130 Range

Vision Express

Vision Express

Optician
About 

£48K -£52K

£48K

£52K

£47,889 - £52,290 Range

Optical Express
3.9

Optical Express

Optician
About 

£40K -£43K

£40K

£43K

£39,568 - £42,715 Range

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Frequently asked questions about an Optician salaries

The national average salary for an Optician is £30,425 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see an Optician salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 127 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Optician employees.

The highest salary for an Optician in United Kingdom is £45,260 per year.

The lowest salary for an Optician in United Kingdom is £20,453 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent optician salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

£17,000
per year
An Optician in the Leeds Area area reported making £17,000 per year
Job Highlights
Leeds Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£24,000
per year
A Dispensing Optician in the Manchester Area area reported making £24,000 per year
Additional Pay
£500 cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Manchester Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Franchise
£9
hourly
An Optical Consultant in the Southend-on-Sea Area area reported making £9 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Southend-on-Sea Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Franchise
£19,791
per year
A Dispensing Optician in the Nottingham Area area reported making £19,791 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Nottingham Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
£30,000
per year
A Contact Lens Optician in the Glasgow Area area reported making £30,000 per year
Additional Pay
£3k commissions
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Glasgow Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
£25,500
per year
A Dispensing Optician in the Cardiff Area area reported making £25,500 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Cardiff Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Franchise
£51,807
per year
An Optician in the Manchester Area area reported making £51,807 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Manchester Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private