Optometry Technician Salary

An Optometry Technician earns an average wage of $12.42 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$30,489 - $83,000
(Median)
$30K
$44K
$83K
MEDIAN: $43,745
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50%
90%

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$9.19 - $16.99
(Median)
$9
$12
$17
MEDIAN: $12.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$30,489 - $83,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $986  
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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$19,341 - $44,023  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.19 - $16.99  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $23.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $986  
   
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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$19,341 - $44,023  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 107
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Job Description for Optometry 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 Optometry Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$27,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 51% dental benefits Dental: 39%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 34%
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