Pay for Contact Lens Technicians in the United States sits in the ballpark of $13.67 per hour. Although a little more than half have medical coverage and more than a third have dental coverage, over a third claim no health benefits at all. Most Contact Lens Technicians report high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Contact Lens Technicians (88 percent) who responded to the survey are women. This overview is based on answers 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).
$20,892 - $46,385
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 70
Job Description for Contact Lens Technician
Educate patients about proper hygiene and care.
Instruct patients to insert and remove contact lenses.