Eyeglass Inspector

Inspect mounted eyeglasses.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Eyeglass Inspectors do?

Inspects mounted eyeglasses for quality of work and compliance with prescription specifications, using precision optical measuring instrument: Examines frame for proper assembly, and for appearance of engraving and trim. Measures eyesize, temple length, and distance between lenses with ruler. Inspects alignment of lenses, nose pads, and temples with straightedge. Inspects lenses for color, seating in frame, and defects, such as striae, pits, and sharp edges. Examines lenses with power-determining and optical-centering instrument to ensure that optical center, focal center, power of lens, and refractive effect are in accordance with prescription. Returns defective articles for correction.

Should I be an Eyeglass Inspector?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Inspector, Eyeglass

    How to become an Eyeglass Inspector

    Most Eyeglass Inspectors have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9zcaaa&chl=no+college+%2869%25%29|certificate+%2828%25%29|associate%27s+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,69,69
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