Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT) Salary

Median pay for Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologists in the United States is around $24.40 per hour. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and approximately one-half collect dental insurance. The majority of Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologists claim high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority (86 percent) of Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologists who took the survey are female. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$40,628 - $65,614
$41K
$50K
$66K
MEDIAN: $50,012
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$17.48 - $31.03
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$0$66K
Salary $40,628 - $65,614
Bonus $500
Profit Sharing $300.00
Total Pay (?
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$38,198 - $66,273
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 17
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $17.48 - $31.03
Overtime $29.48 - $45.38
Annual Data $0$66K
Bonus $500
Profit Sharing $300.00
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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$38,198 - $66,273
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 75

Job Description for Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT)

  • Assist ophthalmology patients by providing information and services; patient evaluations, vision health testing, lens fitting and care orientations.
  • Counsel and educate patients by reiterating physician orders for eye hygiene and post procedure care.
  • Record, review and verify patient information.
  • Under supervision of Ophthalmologist, assists and performs procedures.

Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT) Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT)

Pay by Experience for a Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT) has a positive trend. An entry-level Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 32 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 38 salaries. A Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 21 salaries.

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Key Stats for Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT)

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
28%

Experience Affects Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT) Salaries

Late-Career
▲12%

Mid-Career
▲3%

Experienced
▼0%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 14%