The average wage for an Entry-Level Optician is C$18.31 per hour.

C$21,084 - C$58,466
C$21K
C$43K
C$58K
MEDIAN: C$43,191
10%
50%
90%
C$12.50 - C$22.72
C$12
C$18
C$23
MEDIAN: C$18.14
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$58K
Salary C$21,084 - C$58,466
Bonus C$201.34 - C$5,960
Commission C$3,000
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$25,870 - C$50,291
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 21
Hourly Data C$0C$33
Hourly Rate C$12.50 - C$22.72
Overtime C$30.73
Annual Data C$0C$50K
Bonus C$201.34 - C$5,960
Commission C$3,000
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$25,870 - C$50,291
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 99

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Optician Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Optician in Ottawa:
"HR education is a must."
Don't limit your skills to Opticianry. Investigate sales, HR, public relations, etc.

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 .

Optician in Montréal:
"Talk to people."
Always keep contacts with your entourage.

Key Stats for Optician

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
82%
5-9 years
13%
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Skills That Affect Optician Salaries

National Average
C$39,000

Customer Service
▼3%

Sales
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 51%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 33%
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