Optical Store Manager Salary

Optical Store Managers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $19.73 per hour. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Optical Store Managers making up 77 percent. Job satisfaction for Optical Store Managers is high. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and one-fifth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by a majority. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,452 - $69,531
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$48K
$70K
MEDIAN: $48,213
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$14.10 - $29.64
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MEDIAN: $19.73
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$38,452 - $69,531  
   
Bonus
$400.00 - $9,944  
Profit Sharing
$2,600  
Commission
$3,500  
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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$31,363 - $67,439  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 36
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.10 - $29.64  
   
Overtime
$30.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$400.00 - $9,944  
   
Commission
$3,500  
Profit Sharing
$2,600  
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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$31,363 - $67,439  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 45

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Job Description for Optical Store Manager

The person who oversees the day-to-day operations of the brick and mortar locations where consumers purchase glasses and other protective eyewear is an optical store manager. This person is not only in charge of the way customer service for persons shopping for glasses and frames is performed. This manager also works to help create appointments for consumers, ensures accurate orders for laboratory technicians, and generally oversees a clean and customer-friendly retail showroom environment.

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Optical Store Manager Tasks

  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Give technical direction and manage the selection, training and development of staff.
  • Monitor budget and track weekly sales projections.
  • Design, measure, fit, and adapt lenses for patient according to written optical prescription.

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Pay by Experience Level for Optical Store Manager

Pay by Experience for an Optical Store Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Optical Store Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 18 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Optical Store Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Optical Store Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 27 salaries. An Optical Store Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 30 salaries.

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Key Stats for Optical Store Manager

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
37%
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Experience Affects Optical Store Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲8%

Experienced
▲7%

National Average
$46,000

Mid-Career
▼9%

Entry-Level
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
37%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 21%
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