Experienced Certified Optician Salary

The average Experienced Certified Optician can expect to rake in roughly $17.39 per hour. Work is enjoyable for Experienced Certified Opticians, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. While some workers in this profession — one in three — do not have any health coverage, just under a half do receive medical benefits and over a third have dental insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$25,800 - $56,000
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$34K
$56K
MEDIAN: $34,004
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$13.51 - $21.98
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$22
MEDIAN: $17.39
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$25,800 - $56,000  
   
Bonus
$306.39 - $4,698  
Commission
$3,532  
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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$28,560 - $46,854  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.51 - $21.98  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.14  
Overtime
$1.55 - $30.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$306.39 - $4,698  
   
Commission
$3,532  
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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$28,560 - $46,854  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 89

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Key Stats for Certified Optician

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
10-19 years
78%
20 years or more
22%
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Skills That Affect Certified Optician Salaries

Sales Management
▲2%

Customer Service
▲1%

National Average
$37,000

Sales
▼1%

Technical Sales
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 47%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 32%
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