Optical Sales Associate Salary

An Optical Sales Associate earns an average wage of $10.98 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

$8.52 - $15.98
(Median)
$8
$11
$16
MEDIAN: $10
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.52 - $15.98  
   
Overtime
$14.75 - $24.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $725  
   
Commission
$-0.50 - $9,787  
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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$18,048 - $35,815  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 88
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Job Description for Optical Sales Associate

Optical sales associates play a key role in helping customers select glasses that fit their preferences and daily routines. These associates work in a variety of locations where glasses are sold, including retail department stores, pharmacies, and optical stores.

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Optical Sales Associate Tasks

  • 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 15%

National Average
$24,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 52% dental benefits Dental: 36%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 36%
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