Women make up the vast majority of Certified Optometric Assistants in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $13.45 per hour. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just under a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by roughly one-half and dental insurance is reported by about a fifth. The majority of Certified Optometric Assistants claim high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$20,831 - $36,417
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 59
Job Description for Certified Optometric Assistant
Assist Optometrist with examinations and maintain patient charts.
Take patient history and perform preliminary examination of patient.
Fit and dispense glasses and contact lens for patients.