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Paraoptometric Assistant Salary

The average rate for a Paraoptometric Assistant is $12.72 per hour.
$9.79 - $17.18
(Median)
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.79 - $17.18  
   
Overtime
$17.09 - $21.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$50.00 - $3,300  
   
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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$20,198 - $35,897  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 32
United States (change)

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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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 32% dental benefits Dental: 11%
vision benefits Vision: 29% employee benefits None: 46%