Paraoptometric Technician Salary (United States)

A Paraoptometric Technician earns an average wage of $12.48 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Paraoptometric Technician Salary (?
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$9.91 - $15.59
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.91 - $15.59  
   
Overtime
$15.09 - $23.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,216  
   
Total Pay (?
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$20,349 - $34,389  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 91
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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 14%
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
National Average
$27,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
94%
female alumni
 
Male
6%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 47% dental benefits Dental: 27%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 31%