The average wage for an Optical Assistant is AU$20.39 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience does not have a big impact on this job’s rate.

AU$30,913 - AU$47,938
AU$31K
AU$39K
AU$48K
MEDIAN: AU$39,197
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90%
AU$18.68 - AU$24.35
AU$19
AU$21
AU$24
MEDIAN: AU$20.59
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$50K
Salary AU$30,913 - AU$47,938
Bonus AU$400.00
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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AU$36,165 - AU$50,082
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 13
Hourly Data AU$0AU$26
Hourly Rate AU$18.68 - AU$24.35
Overtime AU$26.96
Annual Data AU$0AU$50K
Bonus AU$400.00
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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AU$36,165 - AU$50,082
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 66

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Q: What is it like working as an Optical Assistant?

Optical Assistant in Sydney:
Pros: Great training provided through internal trainers.
Cons: Poor pay rate, lack of advancement.

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Key Stats for Optical Assistant

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
3%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Optical Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲5%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
AU$43,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Optical Assistant Salaries

National Average
AU$43,000

Customer Service
▼1%

Sales
▼8%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 50%
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