A Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) in Atlanta, Georgia earns an average wage of $18.67 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Surgery and Medicine / Surgery. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$15.72 - $24.19
(Median)
$16
$19
$24
MEDIAN: $18.00
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$15.72 - $24.19  
   
Overtime
$30.04  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$650  
   
Total Pay (?
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$32,948 - $51,111  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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Experience Affects Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) Salaries


National Average
$40,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) Salaries

Surgery
up arrow 19%

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 11%

Procedures
up arrow 3%

Patient Education
up arrow 1%

Medical Photography
0%

Laser-Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK)
0%

Medical Coding
0%

National Average
$40,000

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 1%

Optometry
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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