The average wage for a Lead Optometric Technician is $14.41 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$10.91 - $16.61
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MEDIAN: $14.41
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$10.91 - $16.61  
   
Overtime
$21.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$750  
   
Total Pay (?
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$22,982 - $36,738  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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Job Description for Lead Optometric Technician

  • Assist doctor with examinations and maintain patient charts.
  • Monitor and prioritize workflow of the technicians.
  • Perform preliminary examination of patient.
  • Leads team in the optometric activities of the department.
  • Fit and dispense glasses and contact lens for patients.

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Pay by Experience Level for Lead Optometric Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Lead Optometric Technician

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
038
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Lead Optometric Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 43%
dental benefits
Dental: 14%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 43%
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