Women account for the majority of Contact Lens Technicians in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $13.87 per hour. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just under a third lack coverage. On the flip side, a majority have medical insurance and more than two-fifths receive dental plans. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies 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).
$21,461 - $40,668
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 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.