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Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

in Massachusetts

Cut, grind, and polish eyeglasses, contact lenses, or other precision optical elements. Assemble and mount lenses into frames or process other optical elements. Includes precision lens polishers or grinders, centerer-edgers, and lens mounters. Excludes "Opticians, Dispensing" (29-2081).

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
519083  Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians 694 654 -40 -5.76 % 17 17 High school diploma or equivalent 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Health and Personal Care Stores    180  25 % 210  32 % 30  18 % $32,230
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
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