Mid-Career Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) Salary

Mid-Career Certified Ophthalmic Technicians take home approximately $18.33 per hour on average. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Mid-Career Certified Ophthalmic Technicians making up 78 percent. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and somewhere between a fifth and a fourth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by approximately one-half. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$25,973 - $54,870
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MEDIAN: $43,000
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$14.77 - $24.14
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$0$54K
Salary $25,973 - $54,870
Bonus $102.13 - $5,872
Profit Sharing $350.00
Total Pay (?
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$30,706 - $53,087
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $14.77 - $24.14
Hourly Tips $0.75
Overtime $21.45 - $37.50
Annual Data $0$53K
Bonus $102.13 - $5,872
Profit Sharing $350.00
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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$30,706 - $53,087
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 107

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Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) Job Listings

Key Stats for Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT)

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
5-9 years
77%
10-19 years
23%
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Skills That Affect Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) Salaries

Laser-Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK)
▲17%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▲4%

Medical Photography
▲3%

Patient Education
▲2%

National Average
$40,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
no benefits
None: 22%
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