How do you become a liscenced optician? What kind of salary would you expect in that field?

I would like to go to optometry school but I don't think I can afford it. I don't want to be paying off loans for the rest of my life. Is being an optician a good alternative?? If anyone could tell me about the field I would appreciate it.

Asked By: Katherine L - 6/18/2008
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forget about this field buddy, i got my license and i'm only make 25000 a year. i wish i never went into this field. a cop make more than me. you'll get a lot of idiot customers that lies about them breaking their glasses and asking you to warranty them. it's just...argh nerve racking i think my life shorten because of... More
Answered By: ferdo - 6/20/2008
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It's a good field to go into, since in most states you do not need to go to college, you would apprentice under another optician or optometrist. I would go to your states' website and search 'boards' and do some homework, or even call some local optical businesses.
Answered By: IceQueen - TheOriginal - 6/18/2008
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