A Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT) earns an average wage of $22.00 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT) Total Pay (?
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$32,636 - $70,234
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MEDIAN: $48,590
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Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT) Total Pay (?
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$15.23 - $30.17
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$32,636 - $70,234  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,517  
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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$33,179 - $66,119  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 106
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.23 - $30.17  
   
Overtime
$10.77 - $39.89  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,517  
   
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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$33,179 - $66,119  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 106
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Job Description for Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT)
  • Record, review and verify patient information.
  • Under supervision of Ophthalmologist, assists and performs procedures.
  • Assist ophthalmology patients by providing information and services; patient evaluations, vision health testing, lens fitting and care orientations.
  • Counsel and educate patients by reiterating physician orders for eye hygiene and post procedure care.
Pay by Experience Level for Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT)
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%
Experienced
up arrow 5%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$48,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 16%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
91%
female alumni
 
Male
9%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
36%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 39%
vision benefits Vision: 29% employee benefits None: 17%
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