Experienced Ophthalmic Technician Salary

An Experienced Ophthalmic Technician earns an average wage of $18.58 per hour. A skill in Refraction is associated with high pay for this job.

$30,761 - $51,203
$31K
$43K
$51K
MEDIAN: $42,620
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$14.59 - $25.08
$15
$19
$25
MEDIAN: $18.58
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$30,761 - $51,203  
   
Bonus
$200.00 - $1,900  
Profit Sharing
$3,750  
Commission
$1,250  
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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$30,814 - $52,599  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 34
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.59 - $25.08  
   
Overtime
$5.25 - $34.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$200.00 - $1,900  
   
Commission
$1,250  
Profit Sharing
$3,750  
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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$30,814 - $52,599  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 275

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Key Stats for Ophthalmic Technician

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.
10-19 years
85%
20 years or more
15%
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Skills That Affect Ophthalmic Technician Salaries

Refraction
▲15%

Laser-Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK)
▲9%

Medicine / Surgery
▲3%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▲2%

Patient Education
▲1%

Medical Photography
▲1%

Medical Terminology
▲1%

National Average
$40,000

Refractometry
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
no benefits
None: 24%
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