Optical Sales Associate Salary (United States)

An Optical Sales Associate earns an average wage of $10.28 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Optical Sales Associate Total Pay (?
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$8.15 - $16.12
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $10
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.15 - $16.12  
   
Overtime
$6.30 - $27.09  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $705  
   
Commission
$146.81 - $10,213  
Total Pay (?
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$17,487 - $35,895  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 90
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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 43%
Mid-Career
up arrow 20%
National Average
$23,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 10%
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Gender
Female
82%
female alumni
 
Male
18%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 53% dental benefits Dental: 38%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 31%
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