The average pay for a Lead Optometric Technician is $12.74 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.
Lead Optometric Technician Total Pay (?
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$9.87 - $17.40
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Hourly Rate
$9.87 - $17.40  
   
Overtime
$13.18 - $29.65  
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$0.00 - $1,014  
   
Total Pay (?
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$20,773 - $38,006  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 88
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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.

Experience Affects Lead Optometric Technician Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%
National Average
$28,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 10%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 14 votes.
Gender
Female
85%
female alumni
 
Male
15%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 32% dental benefits Dental: 18%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 41%
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