Experienced Optometric Technician Salary

For Experienced Optometric Technicians, hourly average wages total $14.93 per hour. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and roughly two in five lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by around half and dental coverage is claimed by nearly one in four. Most Experienced Optometric Technicians like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$22,925 - $49,316
$23K
$34K
$49K
MEDIAN: $34,000
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$11.63 - $19.03
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MEDIAN: $14.93
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$22,925 - $49,316  
   
Bonus
$153.19 - $1,370  
Commission
$2,358  
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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$24,154 - $40,560  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$11.63 - $19.03  
   
Overtime
$7.34 - $26.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$153.19 - $1,370  
   
Commission
$2,358  
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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$24,154 - $40,560  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 120

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Key Stats for Optometric Technician

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
10-19 years
86%
20 years or more
14%
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Skills That Affect Optometric Technician Salaries

Sales
▲4%

Patient Education
▲3%

Optometry
▲1%

Customer Service
▲1%

Insurance
▲1%

National Average
$31,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 51%
dental benefits
Dental: 27%
vision benefits
Vision: 34%
no benefits
None: 39%
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