The average rate for an Ophthalmic Technician with Medicine / Surgery skills is $17.37 per hour.

$29,799 - $65,436
(Median)
$30K
$48K
$65K
MEDIAN: $48,324
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50%
90%

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$12.56 - $23.46
(Median)
$13
$17
$23
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$29,799 - $65,436  
   
Bonus
$152.05 - $3,945  
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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$26,808 - $52,424  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.56 - $23.46  
   
Overtime
$17.75 - $36.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$152.05 - $3,945  
   
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).
)
$26,808 - $52,424  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 241
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Pay by Experience Level for Ophthalmic Technician

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

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Experience Affects Ophthalmic Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 33%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
medical benefits
Vision: 32%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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