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Optometrist's Assistant Salary

An Optometrist's Assistant earns an average wage of $10.48 per hour.

$8.57 - $15.21
(Median)
$8
$10
$15
MEDIAN: $10
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.57 - $15.21  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$100.84 - $2,975  
   
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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$18,226 - $43,638  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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Job Description for Optometrist's Assistant

  • Assist Optometrist with examinations and maintain patient charts.
  • Take patient history and perform preliminary examination of patient.
  • Fit and dispense glasses and contact lens for patients.

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
9%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 10% dental benefits Dental: 10%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 40%
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