The average salary for an Optical Assistant at Specsavers in United Kingdom is £15,690.
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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
Popular Employer Salaries for Optical Assistant
The top respondents for the job title Optical Assistant are from the companies Vision Express Ltd.Reported salaries are highest at Vision Express Ltd where the average pay is £15,142. Vision Express Ltd pays the lowest at around £15,142.
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Popular Skills for Optical Assistant
Oral / Verbal Communication
Skills in Sales and Retail are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Oral / Verbal Communication, Administration and Customer Service.
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 £15,607 based on 56 salaries. A mid-career Optical Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £15,422 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Optical Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £16,939 based on 11 salaries.
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