An Experienced Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) earns an average wage of $20.51 per hour.

$33,000 - $63,465
(Median)
$33K
$46K
$63K
MEDIAN: $46,494
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90%

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$17.13 - $25.60
(Median)
$17
$21
$26
MEDIAN: $20
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$33,000 - $63,465  
   
Bonus
$30.64 - $3,974  
Profit Sharing
$2,600  
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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$35,859 - $55,252  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$17.13 - $25.60  
   
Overtime
$24.05 - $37.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$30.64 - $3,974  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,600  
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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$35,859 - $55,252  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 136
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Skills That Affect Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) Salaries

Medical Photography
up arrow 4%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 3%

Patient Education
up arrow 2%

National Average
$44,000

Laser-Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK)
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
medical benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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