Years of Experience
Average pay is about $15.67 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. Overall, the greater share of Visionworks folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $11.38 per hour.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($23.86 per hour) can be spotted in Levittown, N.Y.; Milwaukee, Wisc. (around $17.55), Pittsburgh, Pa. ($16.09), and Knoxville, Tenn. (approximately $13.84) are the next top-paying cities. Austin, Texas is near the bottom for pay at around $12.53. Visionworks workers in Georgia earn the most — $20.23 per hour on average.
Retail Supervisors rake in the most money, with average earnings of about $17.15 per hour; Opticians come in second with average earnings amounting to $15.83, while Retail Sales Supervisors and Optical Assistants rank near the top as well (approximately $14.00 and $11.00, respectively). Earning only $10.00 on average, Retail Sales Associates make less than most people in the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Licensed Opticians earn about $21.49 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. The best paid folks at Visionworks have an Associate's Degree, earning $23.91 per hour.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Sales Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of around $16.66 per hour. Customer Service is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; a majority of Visionworks' people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with Sales, Optometry, and Insurance.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is hard to come by at Visionworks; the company rewards only 42 percent with paid vacation time and only one in four survey participants with sick leave. A fair number of respondents save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. The larger part of survey participants can count on health insurance, and a majority of employees have dental coverage as a benefit. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, 2 paid personal days, and a casual working environment.