A Paraoptometric Technician earns an average wage of $12.31 per hour.Pay goes up steadily as a this job becomes more experienced. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Paraoptometric Technician Total Pay (?
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$9.76 - $16.49
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.76 - $16.49  
   
Overtime
$1.53 - $25.24  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,188  
   
Total Pay (?
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$19,998 - $35,442  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 15 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 92
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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.

Experience Affects Paraoptometric Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 23%
Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
National Average
$26,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 3%
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Gender
Female
92%
female alumni
 
Male
8%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 38% dental benefits Dental: 25%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 36%
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