The average Experienced Certified Optician can expect to rake in roughly $17.38 per hour. Women account for the majority of Experienced Certified Opticians who took the survey — 90 percent to be exact. Work is enjoyable for Experienced Certified Opticians, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. While nearly one-third report receiving no health benefits, more than two-fifths do receive medical coverage, and about one in three have dental, as well. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$21,895 - $64,111
(Median)
$22K
$41K
$64K
MEDIAN: $41,005
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50%
90%

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$13.62 - $21.71
(Median)
$14
$17
$22
MEDIAN: $17.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$21,895 - $64,111  
   
Bonus
$359.62 - $4,654  
Commission
$201.34 - $6,258  
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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$28,696 - $46,751  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$13.62 - $21.71  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.14  
Overtime
$23.51  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$359.62 - $4,654  
   
Commission
$201.34 - $6,258  
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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$28,696 - $46,751  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 92
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Skills That Affect Certified Optician Salaries

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National Average
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 34%
medical benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 34%
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