Mid-Career Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) Salary

Mid-Career Certified Ophthalmic Technicians take home an average $18.92 per hour. The vast majority of Mid-Career Certified Ophthalmic Technicians (84 percent) who participated in the survey are women. While nearly one-fourth report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and close to one-half have dental, as well. Most Mid-Career Certified Ophthalmic Technicians report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,243 - $46,799
$40K
MEDIAN: $40,000
50%

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$14.58 - $24.30
$15
$19
$24
MEDIAN: $18.92
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$40,000  
   
Bonus
$1,017  
Profit Sharing
$3,350  
Commission
$300.00  
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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$30,386 - $51,559  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.58 - $24.30  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.75  
Overtime
$23.42 - $35.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$1,017  
   
Commission
$300.00  
Profit Sharing
$3,350  
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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$30,386 - $51,559  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 100

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Key Stats for Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT)

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
5-9 years
77%
10-19 years
23%
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Skills That Affect Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) Salaries

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▲5%

Medical Photography
▲3%

Patient Education
▲2%

National Average
$40,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 34%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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