The average wage for an Entry-Level Optician is C$18.31 per hour.

C$20,943 - C$59,598
C$21K
C$41K
C$60K
MEDIAN: C$41,175
10%
50%
90%
C$12.52 - C$23.20
C$13
C$18
C$23
MEDIAN: C$18.30
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$59K
Salary C$20,943 - C$59,598
Bonus C$204.26 - C$5,872
Profit Sharing C$802
Commission C$2,503
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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C$25,870 - C$50,979
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 20
Hourly Data C$0C$33
Hourly Rate C$12.52 - C$23.20
Overtime C$30.73
Annual Data C$0C$50K
Bonus C$204.26 - C$5,872
Commission C$2,503
Profit Sharing C$802
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).
)
C$25,870 - C$50,979
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 100

Optician Job Listings

Optician Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Optician in Ottawa:
"HR education is a must."
Don't limit your skills to Opticianry. Investigate sales, HR, public relations, etc.

Optician in Kelowna:
Make certain your employer honest get all benefits and pay rate in writing. In this profession be aware there are huge variances in pay ensure you are paid what you are worth and equal to all those who work the same skill sets. If employer offers to pay for your school and licensing get it in writing. Question any licensing requirements that varies from the courses taken. Question what licensing entails and if licenses are there only to profit for those issuing the license .

Optician in Montréal:
"Talk to people."
Always keep contacts with your entourage.

Key Stats for Optician

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
16%

Skills That Affect Optician Salaries

National Average
C$39,000

Customer Service
▼3%

Sales
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 33%