Optometrist Technician Salary

An Optometrist Technician earns an average wage of $11.58 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

$9.77 - $16.18
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$12
$16
MEDIAN: $11.79
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50%
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Hourly Data $0$20
Hourly Rate $9.77 - $16.18
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $18.00
Annual Data $0$34K
Bonus $700
Commission $200.00
Profit Sharing $442.19
Total Pay (?
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$20,402 - $34,194
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 84

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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.

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Key Stats for Optometrist Technician

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Optometrist Technician Salaries

Experienced
▲29%

Mid-Career
▲15%

National Average
$25,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 43%
dental benefits
Dental: 24%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 33%
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