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Optical Assistant Salary (United Kingdom)

The average salary for an Optical Assistant is £13,111 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Optical Assistant Salary (?
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£10,785 - £15,742
(Median)
11K
14K
16K
MEDIAN: £13,110
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90%
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Optical Assistant Salary (?
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£6.02 - £7.98
(Median)
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MEDIAN: £6.00
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90%
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National Salary Data

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£0£6K£12K£18K
Salary
£10,785 - £15,742  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £1,551  
Commission
£1,376 - £3,052  
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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£11,474 - £16,448  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 242
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£3£6£9
Hourly Rate
£6.02 - £7.98  
   
Overtime
£0.00 - £8.18  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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£0£6K£12K£18K
Bonus
£0.00 - £1,551  
   
Commission
£1,376 - £3,052  
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).
)
£11,474 - £16,448  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 147
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Pay by Experience Level for Optical Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Birmingham
up arrow 10%
London
up arrow 6%
Glasgow
up arrow 5%
Birmingham
up arrow 1%
Manchester
0%
National Average
₤14,000
Newcastle-upon-Tyne
up arrow 1%
Cambridge
up arrow 8%
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Experience Affects Optical Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
Experienced
up arrow 2%
National Average
₤14,000

Skills That Affect Optical Assistant Salaries

Administration
up arrow 7%
dispensing
up arrow 4%
Customer Service
up arrow 2%
Sales
up arrow 1%
National Average
₤14,000

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
80%
female alumni
 
Male
20%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 3% dental benefits Dental: 3%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 49%