An Optical Sales Associate earns an average wage of $11.87 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.

$9.78 - $15.68
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$9.78 - $15.68  
   
Overtime
$18.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$500  
   
Commission
$2,120  
Total Pay (?
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$20,351 - $34,684  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 48
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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

Experienced
up arrow 25%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$25,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 41%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
medical benefits
Vision: 26%
dental benefits
None: 52%
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