Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) with Laser-Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK) Skills Salary

The average rate for a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) with Laser-Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK) skills is $17.69 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$24,417 - $58,000
(Median)
$24K
$38K
$58K
MEDIAN: $37,831
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$14.19 - $22.36
(Median)
$14
$18
$22
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$24,417 - $58,000  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $4,055  
Profit Sharing
$1,270  
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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$29,594 - $49,528  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.19 - $22.36  
   
Overtime
$19.79 - $34.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $4,055  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,270  
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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$29,594 - $49,528  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 205
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Experience Affects Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Late-Career
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
medical benefits
Vision: 37%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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