An Optical Assistant earns an average salary of £14,832 per year. 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.

£11,607 - £17,265
(Median)
£12K
£15K
£17K
MEDIAN: £14,832
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£6.22 - £8.22
(Median)
£6
£7
£8
MEDIAN: £7.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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£0£6K£12K£18K
Salary
£11,607 - £17,265  
   
Bonus
£102.71 - £1,957  
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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£12,284 - £17,331  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 148
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£5£10£15
Hourly Rate
£6.22 - £8.22  
   
Overtime
£9.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£10K£20K£30K
Bonus
£102.71 - £1,957  
   
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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£12,284 - £17,331  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 140
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Experience Affects Optical Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
₤15,000


Skills That Affect Optical Assistant Salaries

Customer Service
0%

Sales
0%

National Average
₤15,000

Office Administration
up arrow 2%

Administration
up arrow 2%

Optometry
up arrow 4%

dispensing
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 46%
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