Women make up the vast majority of Contact Lens Technicians in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $13.72 per hour. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Contact Lens Technicians. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just under one in three are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by the larger part and dental insurance is reported by nearly two in five. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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).
$20,862 - $41,886
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 63
Job Description for Contact Lens Technician
Educate patients about proper hygiene and care.
Instruct patients to insert and remove contact lenses.