The average wage for a Mid-Career Optician is $15.18 per hour. A skill in Optical Fabrication is associated with high pay for this job.

$26,024 - $51,261
(Median)
$26K
$37K
$51K
MEDIAN: $37,057
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$11.19 - $20.19
(Median)
$11
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$26,024 - $51,261  
   
Bonus
$300.00 - $4,854  
Profit Sharing
$1,017  
Commission
$988 - $8,350  
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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$23,834 - $45,230  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 73
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.19 - $20.19  
   
Hourly Tips
$5.00  
Overtime
$18.21 - $30.46  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$300.00 - $4,854  
   
Commission
$988 - $8,350  
Profit Sharing
$1,017  
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).
)
$23,834 - $45,230  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 593
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $33,022

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Skills That Affect Optician Salaries

Optical Fabrication
up arrow 16%

Sales
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Optometry
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Customer Service
0%

Insurance
0%

Billing
0%

National Average
$33,000

Troubleshooting
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 93 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 49%
dental benefits
Dental: 30%
medical benefits
Vision: 34%
dental benefits
None: 40%
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