Contact Lens Technician Salary (United States)

The average wage for a Contact Lens Technician is $13.18 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Contact Lens Technician Salary (?
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$9.85 - $18.01
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.85 - $18.01  
   
Overtime
$14.45 - $27.39  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,987  
   
Total Pay (?
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$20,620 - $38,483  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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Job Description for Contact Lens Technician

  • Educate patients about proper hygiene and care.
  • Instruct patients to insert and remove contact lenses.

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Experience Affects Contact Lens Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 21%
Mid-Career
up arrow 12%
National Average
$28,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
89%
female alumni
 
Male
11%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 62% dental benefits Dental: 40%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 28%