Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) is $21.24
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT)s?
An entry-level Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $17.05 based on 11 salaries. An early career Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of …Read more
What Do Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT)s Do?
Certified ophthalmic technicians (COTs) principally conduct eye tests for patients at an ophthalmology office. Some examples of these tests are contrast sensitivity tests, visual acuity tests, HRR color vision tests, and Amsler grids. All tests must be conducted properly with accurate measurements recorded. Some of these tests require the ability of COTs to operate specialized equipment, such as an autorefractor or a potential acuity meter (PAM). Other services performed by the COT include …Read more