Average Early-Career Optical Assistant Hourly Pay in United Kingdom

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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Optical Assistant in United Kingdom is £7.44.
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Hourly Rate
£6 - £8
£97 - £1,237
Profit Sharing
£0 - £350
Total Pay
£13,311 - £17,662

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Popular Skills for Optical Assistant

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Pay by Experience Level for Optical Assistant

An entry-level Optical Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £7.20 based on 35 salaries. A mid-career Optical Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £7.93 based on 106 salaries. An experienced Optical Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £7.97 based on 84 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £9.
Employees with Optical Assistant in their job title in Manchester, England: Manchester earn an average of 7.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Bristol, England: Bristol (5.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in London, England: London (4.4% less) and Oxford, England: Oxfordshire (3.4% less).

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