The average wage for an Optometry Assistant is $11.65 per hour.
Optometry Assistant Total Pay (?
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$8.28 - $15.42
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.28 - $15.42  
   
Overtime
$17.19 - $20.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,510  
   
Total Pay (?
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$17,443 - $39,523  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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Job Description for Optometry 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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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 6 votes.
Gender
Female
96%
female alumni
 
Male
4%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
32%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 34% dental benefits Dental: 20%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 48%
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