Entry-Level Optician Salary

The average wage for an Entry-Level Optician is C$18.21 per hour.

C$24,000 - C$60,000
(Median)
C$24K
C$44K
C$60K
MEDIAN: C$43,516
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90%

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C$12.30 - C$24.21
(Median)
C$12
C$18
C$24
MEDIAN: C$18.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$20KC$40KC$60K
Salary
C$24,000 - C$60,000  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$2,970  
Commission
C$5,192  
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$26,050 - C$52,200  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 39
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$19C$38C$57
Hourly Rate
C$12.30 - C$24.21  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.13  
Overtime
C$0.00 - C$56.62  
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$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$2,970  
   
Commission
C$5,192  
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$26,050 - C$52,200  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 126
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Optician in Kelowna:
Make certain your employer honest get all benefits and pay rate in writing. In this profession be aware there are huge variances in pay ensure you are paid what you are worth and equal to all those who work the same skill sets. If employer offers to pay for your school and licensing get it in writing. Question any licensing requirements that varies from the courses taken. Question what licensing entails and if licenses are there only to profit for those issuing the license .

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Skills That Affect Optician Salaries

National Average
C$39,000

Sales
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Customer Service
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 49%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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