An Experienced Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) earns an average wage of $20.69 per hour.

$27,575 - $64,019
$28K
$49K
$64K
MEDIAN: $49,000
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50%
90%

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$17.12 - $26.01
$17
$21
$26
MEDIAN: $20.69
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$27,575 - $64,019  
   
Bonus
$30.41 - $4,932  
Profit Sharing
$2,800  
Total Pay (?
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$35,642 - $56,622  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$17.12 - $26.01  
   
Overtime
$24.16 - $37.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$30.41 - $4,932  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,800  
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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$35,642 - $56,622  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 140

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Key Stats for Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT)

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
076
10-19 years
76%
20 years or more
24%
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Skills That Affect Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) Salaries

Medical Photography
up arrow 3%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 1%

Patient Education
0%

National Average
$44,000

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

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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