Paraoptometric Technician Salary

A Paraoptometric Technician earns an average wage of $12.89 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Optometry is associated with high pay for this job.

$21,000 - $28,217
$27K
MEDIAN: $26,858
50%

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$9.57 - $16.37
$9
$13
$16
MEDIAN: $12.89
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Salary
$26,858  
   
Bonus
$1,100  
Commission
$1,880  
Total Pay (?
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$19,319 - $33,946  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.57 - $16.37  
   
Overtime
$10.69 - $27.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$1,100  
   
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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$19,319 - $33,946  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 74

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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
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
1%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Paraoptometric Technician Salaries

Experienced
▲19%

Mid-Career
▲11%

National Average
$27,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Skills That Affect Paraoptometric Technician Salaries

Optometry
▲13%

National Average
$27,000

Customer Service
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 19%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
no benefits
None: 44%