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Average Hourly Rate for Visionworks Employees

Operating out of San Antonio, Texas, Visionworks employs talent in positions ranging from Optician to Optometric Technician. Salaries for Visionworks workers come to approximately $13.75 per hour, not including the $22.16 for overtime. For the most part, employee paychecks at Visionworks fluctuate depending on what you do at the company; your experience level and your city also matter, but to a lesser degree. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

How This Employer Pays

Visionworks typically pays:
below market

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Employer: Visionworks
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National 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.
[-]Optician (8)
$10.26 - $25.29  
[-]Optician (8)
Hourly Rate$10.26 - $25.29  
[+]Optometric Technician (5)
$7.86 - $15.30  
[+]Optometric Technician (5)
Hourly Rate$7.86 - $15.30  
[+]Retail Sales Associate (2)
$7.57 - $12.26  
[+]Retail Sales Associate (2)
Hourly Rate$7.57 - $12.26  
[+]Optical Laboratory Manager (2)
$10.19 - $20.28  
[+]Optical Laboratory Manager (2)
Hourly Rate$10.19 - $20.28  
 Precise Range (?
XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
)     Estimated Range (?
XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 7 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 70
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Visionworks Details

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Bringing in the most money are Optometrists — their earnings average $46.75. Opticians are a close second at $18.11 along with Optical Laboratory Managers (approximately $14.11) and Optometric Technicians ($11.00). Retail Sales Associates make around $9.14, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Visionworks for between five and ten years haul in about $15.44 on average. For the most part, a representative employee at Visionworks has been working for one to four years and makes $11.48 per hour.


Across its U.S. offices, the state of New York pays Visionworks the most — approximately $22.25 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to about $21.36 for American Board Of Opticianry Certified Opticians, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Licensed Opticians also rank high on the pay scale, with expected earnings of $21.08 per hour. It pays to have a Doctor of Optometry (OD) at Visionworks — these employees make the most at around $46.75 per hour.


Employees who count Sales among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $20.11. Folks here also tend to know Customer Service; on the survey, approximately two in five of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Some other standard skills here are Optometry, Insurance, and Retail.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is hard to come by at Visionworks; the company rewards only half of workers with paid vacation time and only 44 percent with sick leave. A solid majority of workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a fair portion of workers, and most workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Advantages of working here also include life insurance, flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, and malpractice / liability insurance.

Key Stats

69 %
31 %
Hourly Rate
$8 - $19
Hourly Rate
$9 - $23
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

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