Pay for Late-Career Certified Ophthalmic Technicians sits in the ballpark of $23.29 per hour. Some workers in this field — just over one in five — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a fair number and dental plans are enjoyed by approximately one-half. Most Late-Career Certified Ophthalmic Technicians like their work and job satisfaction is high. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$38,109 - $66,030
(Median)
$38K
$54K
$66K
MEDIAN: $53,513
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$18.73 - $29.29
(Median)
$19
$23
$29
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$38,109 - $66,030  
   
Bonus
$102.13 - $7,047  
Total Pay (?
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$39,325 - $61,982  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$18.73 - $29.29  
   
Overtime
$22.30 - $43.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$102.13 - $7,047  
   
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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$39,325 - $61,982  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 104
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Skills That Affect Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) Salaries

Laser-Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK)
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National Average
$50,000

Medical Photography
up arrow 1%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 2%

Patient Education
up arrow 3%

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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
medical benefits
Vision: 35%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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