Experienced Optometric Technician Salary

Median pay for Experienced Optometric Technicians lies in the neighborhood of $14.84 per hour. Most Experienced Optometric Technicians report high levels of job satisfaction. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — about two in five lack coverage. On the flip side, half have medical insurance and nearly one in four receive dental plans. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$24,010 - $43,727
$30K
MEDIAN: $30,051
50%

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$11.57 - $18.91
$12
$15
$19
MEDIAN: $14.84
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$30,051  
   
Bonus
$151.01 - $1,391  
Commission
$2,400  
Total Pay (?
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$23,966 - $40,152  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$11.57 - $18.91  
   
Overtime
$7.34 - $26.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$151.01 - $1,391  
   
Commission
$2,400  
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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$23,966 - $40,152  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 120
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Key Stats for Optometric Technician

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
10-19 years
85%
20 years or more
15%
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Skills That Affect Optometric Technician Salaries

Sales
▲5%

Patient Education
▲3%

Optometry
▲2%

Customer Service
▲2%

Insurance
▲2%

National Average
$31,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 51%
dental benefits
Dental: 27%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
dental benefits
None: 39%
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