Average Hourly Rate for Visionworks Employees

Operating out of San Antonio, Texas, Visionworks employs talent in positions ranging from Optician to Optometric Technician. Visionworks workers report earning an average of $13.40 per hour. Adding overtime compensation raises that to $21.50. For the most part, employee paychecks at Visionworks fluctuate depending on what you do at the company; your experience level and where you live also matter, but to a lesser degree. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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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 (11)
$8.57 - $23.79  
[-]Optician (11)
Hourly Rate$8.57 - $23.79  
[+]Optometric Technician (6)
$8.00 - $15.57  
[+]Optometric Technician (6)
Hourly Rate$8.00 - $15.57  
[+]Retail Sales Associate (3)
$7.96 - $15.88  
[+]Retail Sales Associate (3)
Hourly Rate$7.96 - $15.88  
[+]Optical Laboratory Manager (3)
$11.15 - $21.05  
[+]Optical Laboratory Manager (3)
Hourly Rate$11.15 - $21.05  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 83

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San Antonio, Texas 78213

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Earning approximately $46.75 per hour on average, Optometrists receive the most money, followed by Optical Laboratory Managers (around $16.55), Opticians (about $16.00), and Sales Associate, Eyewears ($10.50). On the lower end are Retail Sales Associates at $10.00 on average.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Visionworks for between five and 10 years earn $14.38 per hour on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Visionworks employees (37 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn about $11.37 per hour on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($17.55 per hour) can be spotted in Milwaukee, Wisc.; Merrillville, Ind. ($14.00), the company's headquarter city of San Antonio, Texas ($13.51), and Memphis, Tenn. (around $13.50) are the next top-paying cities. At approximately $11.25, Portland, Ore. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, Visionworks pays its Georgia employees the most; the pay rate there is about $20.23 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Licensed Opticians have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $21.03 per hour. Employees who have a Doctor of Optometry (OD) make the most here, hauling in $46.75 per hour.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Sales Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $19.18 per hour. Customer Service is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; one-half of Visionworks' people use it regularly. Sales, Optometry, and Insurance round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

42 percent have paid vacation, and only about a third of respondents can take paid time off for illness. A 401(k) program is available, and a large number of employees use it to save for retirement. A fair number of workers have health insurance, and benefits for a fair number of employees also include dental insurance. A few more workplace perks are life insurance, flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, and malpractice / liability insurance.

Key Stats for Visionworks


62 %
38 %
Hourly Rate
$8 - $17
Hourly Rate
$9 - $20
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
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