Mid-Career Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) Salary

An average Mid-Career Certified Ophthalmic Technician can expect to take home roughly $18.43 per hour. While some workers in this profession — roughly one in five — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and one-half have dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Mid-Career Certified Ophthalmic Technicians making up 76 percent. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,600 - $47,239
$40K
MEDIAN: $40,000
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$14.67 - $24.27
$15
$18
$24
MEDIAN: $18.43
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50%
90%

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$0$53K
Salary $40,000
Bonus $1,024
Profit Sharing $500
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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$30,679 - $53,866
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $14.67 - $24.27
Hourly Tips $0.75
Overtime $23.63 - $37.41
Annual Data $0$53K
Bonus $1,024
Profit Sharing $500
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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$30,679 - $53,866
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 103

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Key Stats for Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT)

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
5-9 years
80%
10-19 years
20%
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Skills That Affect Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) Salaries

Laser-Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK)
▲19%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▲6%

Patient Education
▲4%

Medical Photography
▲4%

National Average
$39,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 21%
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