Entry-Level Optometric Assistant Salary

An Entry-Level Optometric Assistant earns an average wage of $12.13 per hour. A skill in Insurance is associated with high pay for this job.

$20,020 - $29,000
$23K
MEDIAN: $22,853
50%

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$9.39 - $15.59
$9
$12
$16
MEDIAN: $12.13
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Salary
$22,853  
   
Bonus
$204.26 - $2,930  
Profit Sharing
$1,670  
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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$19,474 - $33,319  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.39 - $15.59  
   
Overtime
$14.80 - $23.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$204.26 - $2,930  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,670  
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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$19,474 - $33,319  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 178
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Key Stats for Optometric Assistant

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
9%
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Skills That Affect Optometric Assistant Salaries

Insurance
▲13%

Billing
▲9%

Customer Service
▲6%

National Average
$25,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 28%
dental benefits
Dental: 18%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
dental benefits
None: 53%
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