Average Entry-Level Optical Assistant Hourly Pay in United Kingdom

£7.20
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Optical Assistant in United Kingdom is £7.20.
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£6.07
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£7.20
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£8.24
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MEDIAN £7.20
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Hourly Rate
£6 - £8
Total Pay
£12,367 - £17,119

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Job Description for Optical Assistant

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Optical Assistant
Dispensing Optician
Personal Assistant
Optometrist
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Pay by Experience Level for Optical Assistant

An early career Optical Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £7.42 based on 220 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.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 423 survey responses.
Early Career
52.0%
Mid Career
25.1%
Experienced
19.9%
Late Career
3.1%