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

C$21,433 - C$57,812
C$21K
C$43K
C$58K
MEDIAN: C$42,829
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50%
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C$12.40 - C$23.23
C$12
C$18
C$23
MEDIAN: C$18.31
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$20KC$40KC$60K
Salary
C$21,433 - C$57,812  
   
Bonus
C$2,200  
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$25,756 - C$51,306  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$10C$20C$30
Hourly Rate
C$12.40 - C$23.23  
   
Overtime
C$30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$20KC$40KC$60K
Bonus
C$2,200  
   
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).
)
C$25,756 - C$51,306  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 94
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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 .

Key Stats for Optician

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
80%
5-9 years
14%
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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 8 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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