Average Contact Lens Technicians in the United States make around $13.79 per hour. Contact Lens Technicians who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 89 percent. Just under one in three of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, the larger part report medical coverage and just over two-fifths claim dental coverage as well. Job satisfaction for Contact Lens Technicians is high. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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).
$20,936 - $42,169
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 72
Job Description for Contact Lens Technician
Educate patients about proper hygiene and care.
Instruct patients to insert and remove contact lenses.