Mid-Career Ophthalmic Technician Salary

Mid-Career Ophthalmic Technicians take home an average $17.50 per hour. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and roughly one in four lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by just under a half. Most Mid-Career Ophthalmic Technicians like their work and job satisfaction is high. The vast majority (90 percent) of Mid-Career Ophthalmic Technicians who took the survey are female. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$23,757 - $55,234
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$42K
$55K
MEDIAN: $41,734
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$13.82 - $22.75
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MEDIAN: $17.50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$23,757 - $55,234  
   
Bonus
$191.89 - $3,606  
Profit Sharing
$3,439  
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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$28,833 - $49,571  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.82 - $22.75  
   
Overtime
$18.81 - $35.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$191.89 - $3,606  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,439  
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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$28,833 - $49,571  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 341
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Key Stats for Ophthalmic Technician

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 56 votes.
5-9 years
80%
10-19 years
20%
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Skills That Affect Ophthalmic Technician Salaries

Laser-Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK)
▲10%

Medicine / Surgery
▲4%

Patient Education
▲1%

Medical Photography
▼0%

Medical Terminology
▼0%

National Average
$37,000

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▼1%

Refraction
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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