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Optical Sales Associate Salary

An Optical Sales Associate earns an average wage of $10.67 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.
$8.29 - $16.12
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $10
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$8.29 - $16.12  
   
Overtime
$6.14 - $27.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$0.00 - $710  
   
Commission
$146.81 - $10,213  
Total Pay (?
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$17,938 - $35,868  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 82
United States (change)

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

Mid-Career
up arrow 21%

National Average
$24,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 51% dental benefits Dental: 37%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 32%