Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) in Chicago, Illinois Salary

A Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) in Chicago, Illinois earns an average wage of $17.50 per hour. A skill in Procedures is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$13.38 - $21.58
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MEDIAN: $17.50
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$13.38 - $21.58  
   
Overtime
$29.48  
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$29,120 - $47,051  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Key Stats for Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA)

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
57%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) Salaries

▲9%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
▼21%

Skills That Affect Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) Salaries

Procedures
▲11%

Patient Education
▲8%

Medicine / Surgery
▲6%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▲5%

Medical Photography
▼0%

National Average
$39,000

Optometry
▼14%

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
57%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 25%