A Paraoptometric Technician earns an average wage of $12.90 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$18,313 - $28,384
$27K
MEDIAN: $27,149
50%

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$9.62 - $16.57
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$13
$17
MEDIAN: $12.90
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Salary
$27,149  
   
Bonus
$1,179  
Commission
$1,880  
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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$19,381 - $34,352  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.62 - $16.57  
   
Overtime
$12.00 - $26.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$1,179  
   
Commission
$1,880  
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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$19,381 - $34,352  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 77

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Job Description for Paraoptometric Technician

  • Fit and dispense glasses and contact lens for patients.
  • Order prescription eyewear.
  • Explain eye exercises to patients, and may monitor vision therapy.
  • Take patient history and perform preliminary examination of patient.
  • Assist Optometrist with examinations and maintain patient charts.

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Key Stats for Paraoptometric Technician

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
061
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Paraoptometric Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$27,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 32%
dental benefits
Dental: 23%
vision benefits
Vision: 34%
dental benefits
None: 45%
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