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|Optician salaries - 33 salaries reported||£32,419/yr|
|Optician salaries - 23 salaries reported||£59,651/yr|
|Optician salaries - 21 salaries reported||£38,773/yr|
|Optician salaries - 14 salaries reported||£30,124/yr|
|Optician salaries - 13 salaries reported||£29,826/yr|
|Optician salaries - 7 salaries reported||£31,615/yr|
|Optician salaries - 5 salaries reported||£36,403/yr|
|Optician salaries - 4 salaries reported||£30,124/yr|
|Optician salaries - 3 salaries reported||£35,272/yr|
|Optician salaries - 3 salaries reported||£26,642/yr|
|Optician salaries - 3 salaries reported||£48,562/yr|
|Optician salaries - 3 salaries reported||£28,948/yr|
|Optician salaries - 2 salaries reported||£2,275/mo|
|Optician salaries - 2 salaries reported||£45,854/yr|
|Optician salaries - 2 salaries reported||£29,122/yr|
|Optician salaries - 1 salaries reported||£46,607/yr|
|Optician salaries - 1 salaries reported||£15/hr|
|Optician salaries - 1 salaries reported||£12/hr|
|Optician salaries - 1 salaries reported||£21,544/yr|
|Optician salaries - 1 salaries reported||£54,276/yr|
The average salary for an Optician is £37,243 per year in United Kingdom. Salaries estimates are based on 145 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Optician employees in United Kingdom.
The highest salary for an Optician in United Kingdom is £48,691 per year.
The lowest salary for an Optician in United Kingdom is £29,408 per year.
Are you looking to get more from your career as an optician? After completing your optometry degree and period of supervised work, consider a Doctor of Optometry (DOptom) degree for advanced clinical training and research skills in optometry. This, and becoming a Fellow of the Association of British Dispensing Opticians (ABDO) can help you progress to senior roles more quickly and increase your income potential.
Opticians are required to be registered with the General Optical Council (GOC). Registration requires completion of a recognised optometry degree and a period of supervised work. Becoming a Fellow of the Association of British Dispensing Opticians (ABDO) can also help you access higher-paid opportunities and stand out from other candidates. Furthermore, these qualifications can increase your job mobility, giving you the freedom to work in new areas.
The first step towards achieving the highest possible salary as an optician is to nail the interview, so consider finding out what questions employers usually ask in optician job interviews. Have you already landed your dream optician job? Don't forget to highlight the value you can add to the position when negotiating your salary, such as your solid track record of increasing sales or improving customer satisfaction.
If possible, back up your statements with measurable results. If your employer isn’t in a position to negotiate, you could suggest an enhanced benefits package to improve your work-life balance.
About 55.86% of Optician professionals feel satisfied with their salary, according to anonymous Glassdoor ratings. An additional £1,338 in potential pay per year, among other factors, can qualify the annual pay of an Optician in United Kingdom as a good salary.
Optician professionals in United Kingdom have a wide total pay range, between £24,058 and £65,739 depending on experience, with an estimated total pay of £37,243 following the average career path of an Optician.