An Optical Assistant earns an average wage of £7.05 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

£11,400 - £17,308
£11K
£15K
£17K
MEDIAN: £14,887
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£6.24 - £8.24
£6
£7
£8
MEDIAN: £7.00
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£6K£12K£18K
Salary
£11,400 - £17,308  
   
Bonus
£100.50 - £1,980  
Profit Sharing
£650  
Total Pay (?
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£12,358 - £17,349  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 134
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£5£10£15
Hourly Rate
£6.24 - £8.24  
   
Overtime
£9.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£10K£20K£30K
Bonus
£100.50 - £1,980  
   
Profit Sharing
£650  
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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£12,358 - £17,349  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 135

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Key Stats for Optical Assistant

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Optical Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
₤15,000


Skills That Affect Optical Assistant Salaries

up arrow 1%

Customer Service
0%

National Average
₤15,000

Administration
up arrow 2%

Office Administration
up arrow 3%

Optometry
up arrow 4%

dispensing
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 46%
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