Avg. Base Hourly Rate (CAD)
The average hourly pay for a Certified Optometric Assistant is C$19.10
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Certified Optometric Assistants?
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$17.00 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Certified Optometric Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$19.50 based on 7 salaries. An …Read more
What Do Certified Optometric Assistants Do?
Certified optometric assistants are tasked with assisting optometrists in performing many routine aspects of patient examination. They also help around the optometrist's office by checking in patients and collecting and inputting patient data into record-keeping software. Certified optometric assistants may be known as "paraoptometrists" in some areas, but the certification procedure is typically the same and the two jobs are quite similar.
Certified optometric assistants must facilitate the …Read more