The average wage for an Optical Assistant is AU$20.39 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience does not have a big impact on this job’s rate.

AU$32,760 - AU$51,521
AU$33K
AU$37K
AU$52K
MEDIAN: AU$37,189
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90%

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AU$17.75 - AU$23.66
AU$18
AU$20
AU$24
MEDIAN: AU$20.39
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$18KAU$36KAU$54K
Salary
AU$32,760 - AU$51,521  
   
Bonus
AU$600  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$35,428 - AU$49,391  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$11AU$22AU$33
Hourly Rate
AU$17.75 - AU$23.66  
   
Overtime
AU$26.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$22KAU$44KAU$66K
Bonus
AU$600  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$35,428 - AU$49,391  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 60

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Key Stats for Optical Assistant

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
1%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Optical Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲6%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
AU$42,000

▼1%

Skills That Affect Optical Assistant Salaries

Customer Service
▼0%

National Average
AU$42,000

Sales
▼7%

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 39%