Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT) Salary

Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologists in the United States take home approximately $24.36 per hour on average. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. A strong majority enjoy medical while roughly one-half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little less than one-half. There are far more female Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologists who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 84 percent. Work is enjoyable for Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,201 - $67,653
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$16.60 - $30.83
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$30,201 - $67,653  
   
Bonus
$100.67 - $1,987  
Profit Sharing
$755  
Total Pay (?
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$36,911 - $66,939  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$16.60 - $30.83  
   
Overtime
$23.67 - $45.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$100.67 - $1,987  
   
Profit Sharing
$755  
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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$36,911 - $66,939  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 75

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Job Description for Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT)

  • 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.
  • Record, review and verify patient information.
  • Under supervision of Ophthalmologist, assists and performs procedures.

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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT)

Pay by Experience for a Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT) has a positive trend. An entry-level Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 32 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 38 salaries. A Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 21 salaries.

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Key Stats for Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT)

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT) Salaries

Late-Career
▲10%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$51,000

Experienced
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 18%
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