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Paraoptometric Technician Salary

A Paraoptometric Technician earns an average wage of $12.51 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
$11,921 - $47,344
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $25,344
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$9.82 - $15.65
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$11,921 - $47,344  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,188  
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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$20,033 - $34,329  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.82 - $15.65  
   
Overtime
$15.15 - $23.71  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,188  
   
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).
)
$20,033 - $34,329  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 100
United States (change)

Job Description for Paraoptometric 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 Paraoptometric Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$26,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 46% dental benefits Dental: 24%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 33%