Average Contact Lens Technicians in the United States make around $13.91 per hour. Women make up the vast majority of Contact Lens Technicians (90 percent) who answered the questionnaire. For the most part, Contact Lens Technicians enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just under a third lack coverage. On the flip side, the greater part have medical insurance and just under one-half receive dental plans. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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).
$21,371 - $40,984
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 69
Job Description for Contact Lens Technician
Educate patients about proper hygiene and care.
Instruct patients to insert and remove contact lenses.