An Ophthalmic Medical Assistant earns an average wage of $13.52 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Ophthalmic Medical Assistant Total Pay (?
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$20,273 - $47,344
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36K
47K
MEDIAN: $29,682
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Ophthalmic Medical Assistant Total Pay (?
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$9.82 - $18.82
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$20,273 - $47,344  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,012  
Total Pay (?
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$20,640 - $40,467  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 135
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.82 - $18.82  
   
Overtime
$12.12 - $26.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,012  
   
Total Pay (?
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).
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$20,640 - $40,467  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 135
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Job Description for Ophthalmic Medical Assistant
  • Coordinate patient care and influx of patients.
  • Provide technical ophthalmic and administrative assistance.
  • Take patient history and perform preliminary examination of patient.
  • Assist ophthalmologist with office patient procedures.

Experience Affects Ophthalmic Medical Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$29,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 6%
Job Satisfaction
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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 11 votes.
Gender
Female
94%
female alumni
 
Male
6%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 25%
vision benefits Vision: 29% employee benefits None: 30%
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