An Optometrist Technician earns an average wage of $11.33 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on 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).
$19,987 - $30,094
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 98
Job Description for Optometrist Technician
Fit and dispense glasses and contact lens for patients.
Order prescription eyewear.
Explain eye exercises to patients, and may monitor vision therapy.
Take patient history and perform preliminary examination of patient.
Assist Optometrist with examinations and maintain patient charts.