Experienced Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) Salary

An Experienced Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) earns an average wage of $18.41 per hour.

$25,466 - $52,357
$25K
$37K
$52K
MEDIAN: $37,079
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$15.01 - $23.46
$15
$18
$23
MEDIAN: $18.41
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$25,466 - $52,357  
   
Bonus
$125.84 - $3,915  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$31,141 - $50,048  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.01 - $23.46  
   
Overtime
$22.23 - $36.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$125.84 - $3,915  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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).
)
$31,141 - $50,048  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 523
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National Average: $38,570

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Key Stats for Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA)

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 88 votes.
10-19 years
86%
20 years or more
14%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) Salaries

Medicine / Surgery
▲3%

scribe
▲3%

Laser-Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK)
▲2%


Procedures
▲1%

Medical Coding
▲1%

Medical Photography
▼0%

National Average
$39,000

Surgery
▼1%


Refraction
▼2%

Optometry
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 88 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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