An Optical Assistant earns an average wage of £7.08 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

£10,666 - £17,136
£11K
£15K
£17K
MEDIAN: £14,759
10%
50%
90%
£6.41 - £8.26
£6
£7
£8
MEDIAN: £7.47
10%
50%
90%
£0£17K
Salary £10,666 - £17,136
Bonus £119.20 - £2,043
Profit Sharing £350.00
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).
)
£12,321 - £17,260
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 123
Hourly Data £0£19
Hourly Rate £6.41 - £8.26
Overtime £8.43
Annual Data £0£17K
Bonus £119.20 - £2,043
Profit Sharing £350.00
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).
)
£12,321 - £17,260
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 131

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Optical Assistant Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Optical Assistant

Pay by Experience Level for Optical Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Optical Assistant has a neutral trend. An entry-level Optical Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤15,000 based on 154 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Optical Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤15,000 based on 76 salaries. An experienced Optical Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤16,000 based on 43 salaries. An Optical Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤15,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £15,208

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

Related Job Salaries

Key Stats for Optical Assistant

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
2%
ADVERTISEMENT
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Optical Assistant Salaries

▲3%

▲2%

National Average
₤15,000

Late-Career
▼1%

▼5%

Skills That Affect Optical Assistant Salaries

National Average
₤15,000

Customer Service
▼2%

Sales
▼2%

Administration
▼4%

Office Administration
▼5%

Optometry
▼6%

dispensing
▼9%

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 40%
ADVERTISEMENT