An Entry-Level Optometric Assistant earns an average wage of $11.99 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Insurance and Billing.

$21,618 - $28,000
(Median)
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$25K
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MEDIAN: $24,900
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$9.38 - $15.46
(Median)
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$12
$15
MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$11K$22K$33K
Salary
$24,900  
   
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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$19,547 - $32,924  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.38 - $15.46  
   
Overtime
$14.80 - $22.57  
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).
)
$19,547 - $32,924  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 187
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Skills That Affect Optometric Assistant Salaries

Insurance
up arrow 14%

Billing
up arrow 12%

Customer Service
up arrow 7%

National Average
$25,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 30%
dental benefits
Dental: 18%
medical benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 50%
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