The average rate for an Optical Assistant is €10.10 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

€16,797 - €22,401
€21K
MEDIAN: €20,890
50%
€8.91 - €12.47
€8
€10
€12
MEDIAN: €10.10
10%
50%
90%
€0€27K
Salary €20,890
Bonus €850
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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€15,806 - €27,617
  • Country: Ireland
  • Currency: EUR
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9
Hourly Data €0€18
Hourly Rate €8.91 - €12.47
Overtime €18.50
Annual Data €0€27K
Bonus €850
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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€15,806 - €27,617
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: EUR
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

Optical Assistant Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: €20,890

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Optical Assistant Reviews

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

Optical Assistant in Letterkenny:
Pros: I love meeting people, dealing with the public. I love the way we all work as part of a team. I also like to be sales driven.
Cons: Pressure, complaints, working weekends and some staff never have to work weekends.

Optical Assistant in Dublin:
"Very busy advising people to select best glases."
Pros: Meet wonderful people.
Cons: Too busy could not provide quality service.

Key Stats for Optical Assistant

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
19%

Experience Affects Optical Assistant Salaries

▲15%

▲10%

National Average
€21,000

▼7%

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 22%