Median pay for Contact Lens Technicians in the United States is around $13.94 per hour. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 89 percent of Contact Lens Technicians are female. Although more than half have medical coverage and just over two-fifths have dental coverage, slightly less than a third claim no health benefits at all. Job satisfaction for Contact Lens Technicians is high. 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).
$21,341 - $41,102
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 68
Job Description for Contact Lens Technician
Educate patients about proper hygiene and care.
Instruct patients to insert and remove contact lenses.