Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) with Surgery Skills Salary

Earnings for Certified Ophthalmic Assistants with Surgery skills come in at around $17.24 per hour on average. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. There are far more female Certified Ophthalmic Assistants with Surgery skills who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 89 percent. The majority of Certified Ophthalmic Assistants with Surgery skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and just under a half collect dental insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$24,271 - $50,479
$24K
$38K
$50K
MEDIAN: $37,582
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$13.91 - $23.11
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MEDIAN: $17.46
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$0$50K
Salary $24,271 - $50,479
Bonus $202.03 - $2,490
Profit Sharing $1,024
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).
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$28,954 - $49,156
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 24
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $13.91 - $23.11
Overtime $18.63 - $36.47
Annual Data $0$49K
Bonus $202.03 - $2,490
Profit Sharing $1,024
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).
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$28,954 - $49,156
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 214

Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA)

Pay by Experience for a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) has a positive trend. An entry-level Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 74 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 76 salaries. An experienced Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 77 salaries. A Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 37 salaries.

Key Stats for Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA)

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 54 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) Salaries

Late-Career
▲15%

Mid-Career
▲5%

Experienced
▲3%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 15%