The average wage for a Mid-Career Optician is $15.19 per hour. A skill in Optical Fabrication is associated with high pay for this job.

$25,180 - $50,750
$25K
$37K
$51K
MEDIAN: $37,017
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50%
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$11.12 - $20.41
$11
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $15.19
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$25,180 - $50,750  
   
Bonus
$296.96 - $4,734  
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $6,953  
Commission
$982 - $8,123  
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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$23,696 - $45,398  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 71
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.12 - $20.41  
   
Hourly Tips
$5.00  
Overtime
$18.14 - $30.71  
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
$296.96 - $4,734  
   
Commission
$982 - $8,123  
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $6,953  
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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$23,696 - $45,398  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 621

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National Average: $33,059

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Key Stats for Optician

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 100 votes.
072
5-9 years
72%
10-19 years
28%
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Skills That Affect Optician Salaries

Optical Fabrication
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Insurance
up arrow 1%

Billing
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Optometry
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Customer Service
0%

Troubleshooting
0%

National Average
$33,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 100 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 48%
dental benefits
Dental: 30%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
dental benefits
None: 40%
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