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Ophthalmic Medical Assistant Salary

An Ophthalmic Medical Assistant earns an average wage of $13.65 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
$9.84 - $19.26
(Median)
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.84 - $19.26  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $26.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,053  
   
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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$20,667 - $41,047  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 90
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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.

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Experience Affects Ophthalmic Medical Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 23%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 31%