The average wage for an Optician is C$20.30 per hour.

C$30,777 - C$60,629
(Median)
C$31K
C$49K
C$61K
MEDIAN: C$49,105
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50%
90%

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C$14.15 - C$26.06
(Median)
C$14
C$20
C$26
MEDIAN: C$20
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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$21KC$42KC$63K
Salary
C$30,777 - C$60,629  
   
Bonus
C$302.01 - C$5,960  
Profit Sharing
C$8,200  
Commission
C$1,021 - C$9,787  
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).
)
C$29,988 - C$58,954  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 80
National Hourly Rate 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$12C$24C$36
Hourly Rate
C$14.15 - C$26.06  
   
Hourly Tips
C$2.80  
Overtime
C$31.43  
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$24KC$48KC$72K
Bonus
C$302.01 - C$5,960  
   
Commission
C$1,021 - C$9,787  
Profit Sharing
C$8,200  
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).
)
C$29,988 - C$58,954  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 207
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Pay by Experience Level for Optician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$44,172

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Experience Affects Optician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%



National Average
C$44,000


Skills That Affect Optician Salaries

optician
up arrow 7%

Office Management
up arrow 7%

National Average
C$44,000

Sales
up arrow 1%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 36%
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