Average Certified Optometric Assistant Hourly Pay in Canada

C$16.48
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C$1,000
Bonus
C$650
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The average hourly pay for a Certified Optometric Assistant in Canada is C$16.48.
10%
C$14.03
10%
C$16.48
50%
C$22.38
90%
90%
MEDIAN C$16.48
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Hourly Rate
C$14 - C$22
Bonus
C$393 - C$1,221
Profit Sharing
C$0 - C$650
Total Pay
C$29,070 - C$46,146

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Job Description for Certified Optometric Assistant

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Certified Optometric Assistant. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Certified Optometric Assistant
Optometric Assistant
Trainer, Employee / Human Resources (HR)
Health Care Aid
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Certified Optometric Assistant

Skills in Sales, Customer Service and Patient Education are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Social Media Marketing.

Pay by Experience Level for Certified Optometric Assistant

An early career Certified Optometric Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$15.67 based on 27 salaries. A mid-career Certified Optometric Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$16.26 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Certified Optometric Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$18.27 based on 16 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$19.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Certified Optometric Assistant in their job title in Toronto, Ontario earn an average of 18.3% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Vernon, British Columbia (12.4% less) and London, Ontario (2.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 68 survey responses.
Early Career
39.7%
Mid Career
25.0%
Experienced
23.5%
Late Career
11.8%

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