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Technician, Ophthalmic Laboratory
Summary Job Description Education Skills, Abilities and Interests More Information

ActivitiesSet up and operate variety of machines and equipment to grind and polish lens and other optical elements.

OutlookSlower-than-average job growth

Median Income$27,200 per year in 2008

Work Context & ConditionsOphthalmic laboratory technicians work in relatively clean and well-lit laboratories and have limited contact with the public.

Minimum Education RequirementsGeneral High School Program

SkillsOperation and Control, Equipment Selection, Operation Monitoring

AbilitiesFinger Dexterity, Control Precision, Manual Dexterity, Arm-Hand Steadiness, Near Vision