The average hourly pay for an Ophthalmic Assistant in Canada is C$18.83.
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Job Description for Ophthalmic Assistant
An ophthalmic assistant works as an assistant to either one ophthalmologist or a group of ophthalmologists. An ophthalmic assistant works directly with patients as well as with patient records in an ophthalmology office. In general an ophthalmic assistant meets with a patient before their scheduled appointment to take the patient's history concerning their general health and the health of their eyes. The ophthalmic assistant also usually asks patients if they have particular concerns they want t…Read more
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Skills that pay less than market rate include Patient Education, Medical Photography and Electronic Medical Records (EMR).
Pay by Experience Level for Ophthalmic Assistant
An early career Ophthalmic Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$17.63 based on 28 salaries. A mid-career Ophthalmic Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$20.02 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Ophthalmic Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$22.00 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$24.
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