Experienced Certified Opticians can expect to earn an average of $17.38 per hour. Most Experienced Certified Opticians like their work and job satisfaction is high. Although more than two-fifths have medical coverage and more than a third have dental coverage, over a third claim no health benefits at all. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$22,257 - $63,023
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$35K
$63K
MEDIAN: $35,000
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$13.68 - $21.47
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MEDIAN: $17.38
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$22,257 - $63,023  
   
Bonus
$359.62 - $4,654  
Commission
$202.73 - $6,904  
Total Pay (?
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$28,947 - $46,439  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$13.68 - $21.47  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.14  
Overtime
$1.51 - $26.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$359.62 - $4,654  
   
Commission
$202.73 - $6,904  
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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$28,947 - $46,439  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 89

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Key Stats for Certified Optician

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
080
10-19 years
80%
20 years or more
20%
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Skills That Affect Certified Optician Salaries

Sales Management
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National Average
$37,000

Technical Sales
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 35%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
dental benefits
None: 35%
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