Paraoptometric Assistant Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Paraoptometric Assistant is $12.31 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Paraoptometric Assistant Total Pay (?
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$9.17 - $17.50
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.17 - $17.50  
   
Overtime
$16.98 - $22.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$96.20 - $3,064  
   
Total Pay (?
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$19,290 - $37,661  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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Job Description for Paraoptometric 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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Experience Affects Paraoptometric Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%
National Average
$26,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

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Gender

Female
88%
female alumni
 
Male
13%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 37% dental benefits Dental: 15%
vision benefits Vision: 26% employee benefits None: 44%
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