Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) in Atlanta, Georgia Salary

A Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) in Atlanta, Georgia earns an average wage of $18.76 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Medicine / Surgery and Surgery. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$15.95 - $24.43
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MEDIAN: $18.76
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Hourly Rate
$15.95 - $24.43  
   
Overtime
$30.04  
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$650  
   
Total Pay (?
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$33,503 - $51,476  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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About Atlanta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
463,875
Male:
223,960 (48.3%)
Female:
239,915 (51.7%)
Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2015 population of 463,878. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,522,942 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. Atlanta was established in 1837 at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the city rose from the ashes of the American Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement, during which the city earned a reputation as "too busy to hate" for the relatively progressive views of some of its citizens and leaders compared to other cities in the Deep South Atlanta attained international prominence. Atlanta is the primary transportation hub of...
Atlanta:
$50,210
Georgia:
$51,244
$981
Atlanta:
$241,200
Georgia:
$159,300
4.8%

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Key Stats for Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA)

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) Salaries

▲7%

National Average
$40,000

▼2%

Entry-Level
▼9%

Skills That Affect Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) Salaries

Medicine / Surgery
▲20%

Surgery
▲18%

Procedures
▲2%

Patient Education
▼0%

Medical Photography
▼0%

National Average
$40,000


Medical Coding
▼1%

Laser-Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK)
▼1%

Optometry
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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