An Optometric Assistant with Customer Service skills earns an average wage of $13.26 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$27,064 - $30,000
(Median)
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$28K
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MEDIAN: $28,087
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$10.34 - $16.29
(Median)
$10
$13
$16
MEDIAN: $13.00
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50%
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Salary
$28,087  
   
Bonus
$275.00 - $2,000  
Commission
$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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$21,913 - $35,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.34 - $16.29  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$15.55 - $24.08  
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$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$275.00 - $2,000  
   
Commission
$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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$21,913 - $35,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 119
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Pay by Experience Level for Optometric Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Optometric Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$28,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 28%
dental benefits
Dental: 16%
medical benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 44%
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