When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $31.03 per hour) can be spotted in Merrillville, Ind.; Boston, Mass. ($18.99), Milwaukee, Wisc. (approximately $17.55), and the company's headquarter city of San Antonio, Texas ($14.06) are the next top-paying cities. At $11.25, New Hartford, N.Y. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Florida, where they average to around $19.40 per hour.
The highest paychecks go to Licensed Opticians, who earn an average $25.72 per hour, closely trailed by Retail Supervisors ($16.80), Opticians (approximately $13.19), and Optician Apprentices (about $11.87). Optometric Technicians are among the lowest paid at a median salary of around $9.59.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $16.24 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (49 percent) have been working for one to four years and make about $11.00 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
American Board of Optometry Certifications receive bigger paychecks ($39.26 per hour) than those without credentials. Those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) at Visionworks come out on top, and their salaries approach around $24.50 per hour.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Sales Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $17.35 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Customer Service; the greater part consider it a key competency. Many workers usually know Sales, Insurance, and Optometry as well.
Benefits and Perks
As part of compensation, Visionworks gives paid vacation to 37 percent and paid sick leave to a fifth of survey participants. A majority of survey participants report contributing to a 401(k). Visionworks provides health insurance to the larger part of employees, and the larger part of workers do receive dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at Visionworks are life insurance, 401(a), 2 paid personal days, and a casual working environment.