The average hourly pay for an Optical Assistant with Training skills in United Kingdom is £7.92.
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£8 - £8
£14,243 - £17,004
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Job Description for Optical Assistant
Optical assistants, also known as optometric assistants, are medical assistants who help optometrists in both clinical and administrative duties. They usually work in private practices, vision care clinics, or other facilities that offer eye car. Some of their duties may include greeting patients, answering their questions, making phone calls for the optometrist, responding to correspondences, maintaining records, scheduling patient appointments, helping the optometrist with vision tests, and he…Read more
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Popular Skills for Optical Assistant
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Skills in Retail and Oral / Verbal Communication are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Administration, Sales and Customer Service.
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