Optical Assistant Salary

An Optical Assistant earns an average salary of £13,896 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.

£11,080 - £16,467
(Median)
£11K
£14K
£16K
MEDIAN: £13,895
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50%
90%

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£6.09 - £8.13
(Median)
£6
£6
£8
MEDIAN: £6.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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£0£6K£12K£18K
Salary
£11,080 - £16,467  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £1,804  
Profit Sharing
£400.00  
Commission
£2,000  
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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£11,833 - £16,904  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 292
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£5£10£15
Hourly Rate
£6.09 - £8.13  
   
Overtime
£8.14  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£10K£20K£30K
Bonus
£0.00 - £1,804  
   
Commission
£2,000  
Profit Sharing
£400.00  
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).
)
£11,833 - £16,904  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 210
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Experience Affects Optical Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
₤14,000


Skills That Affect Optical Assistant Salaries

Administration
up arrow 3%

Optometry
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
0%

Sales
0%

National Average
₤14,000

dispensing
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 49%
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