Optometrist Technician Salary (United States)

An Optometrist Technician earns an average wage of $11.00 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Optometrist Technician Salary (?
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$8.28 - $14.56
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.28 - $14.56  
   
Overtime
$2.75 - $21.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,200  
   
Total Pay (?
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$17,412 - $32,009  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 110
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Job Description for Optometrist Technician

  • Take patient history and perform preliminary examination of patient.
  • Assist Optometrist with examinations and maintain patient charts.
  • Explain eye exercises to patients, and may monitor vision therapy.
  • Fit and dispense glasses and contact lens for patients.
  • Order prescription eyewear.

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Experience Affects Optometrist Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 28%
Mid-Career
up arrow 22%
National Average
$23,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
93%
female alumni
 
Male
7%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 39% dental benefits Dental: 12%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 41%