The average wage for an Optician is C$20.44 per hour.

C$29,999 - C$61,324
C$30K
C$50K
C$61K
MEDIAN: C$49,537
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50%
90%

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C$14.67 - C$27.72
C$15
C$20
C$28
MEDIAN: C$20.50
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$21KC$42KC$63K
Salary
C$29,999 - C$61,324  
   
Bonus
C$300.00 - C$5,087  
Profit Sharing
C$1,000  
Commission
C$805 - C$29,799  
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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C$30,545 - C$60,500  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 80
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$15C$30C$45
Hourly Rate
C$14.67 - C$27.72  
   
Hourly Tips
C$2.80  
Overtime
C$26.77 - C$44.04  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$30KC$60KC$90K
Bonus
C$300.00 - C$5,087  
   
Commission
C$805 - C$29,799  
Profit Sharing
C$1,000  
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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C$30,545 - C$60,500  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 210

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Pay by Experience Level for Optician

Pay by Experience for an Optician has a positive trend. An entry-level Optician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 117 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Optician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 81 salaries. An experienced Optician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 74 salaries. An Optician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 53 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$44,812

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Key Stats for Optician

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Optician Salaries

Late-Career
▲17%

▲10%

▲7%

National Average
C$45,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Optician Salaries

optician
▲6%

Office Management
▲6%

National Average
C$45,000

Sales
▼1%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 51%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 32%
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