Mid-Career Ophthalmic Technician Salary

The average Mid-Career Ophthalmic Technician earns approximately $17.49 per hour. Most Mid-Career Ophthalmic Technicians like their work and job satisfaction is high. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, about one in four are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by just under a half. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$24,114 - $53,194
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$41K
$53K
MEDIAN: $41,370
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$13.73 - $23.03
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MEDIAN: $17.49
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$24,114 - $53,194  
   
Bonus
$192.71 - $3,575  
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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$28,668 - $50,266  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.73 - $23.03  
   
Overtime
$18.81 - $35.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$192.71 - $3,575  
   
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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$28,668 - $50,266  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 347

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Key Stats for Ophthalmic Technician

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 56 votes.
5-9 years
79%
10-19 years
21%
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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
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 34%
no benefits
None: 25%
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