An Optical Sales Associate earns an average wage of $10.27 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Optical Sales Associate Total Pay (?
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$8.01 - $15.44
(Median)
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.01 - $15.44  
   
Overtime
$6.00 - $26.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $727  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $10,000  
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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$17,079 - $35,318  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 103
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Job Description for Optical Sales Associate
  • Accept and process payment including insurance information.
  • Maintain files and merchandise inventory.
  • Sell eyewear by assisting customers with selection that complements face shape.

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Experience Affects Optical Sales Associate Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 46%
Mid-Career
up arrow 34%
National Average
$23,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 7%
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Gender
Female
78%
female alumni
 
Male
22%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 49% dental benefits Dental: 35%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 32%
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