Contact Lens Technician Salary

Contact Lens Technicians in the United States take home approximately $13.87 per hour on average. The vast majority of Contact Lens Technicians (89 percent) who responded to the survey are women. The majority of Contact Lens Technicians claim high levels of job satisfaction. Some workers in this field — just under a third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by more than half and dental plans are enjoyed by more than two-fifths. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$10.00 - $20.00

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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.00 - $20.00  
   
Overtime
$15.10 - $35.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,840  
   
Total Pay (?
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$21,139 - $40,984  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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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
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 62% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 31%
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