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Average Certified Optician Hourly Pay

$16.81
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$894
Bonus
$3,800
Commission
$760
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Certified Optician is $16.81.
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$12.67
MEDIAN
$16.81
90%
$22.49
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $22
Bonus
$201 - $4,085
Profit Sharing
$201 - $11,920
Commission
$1,007 - $7,047
Total Pay
$26,882 - $49,671
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What Do Certified Opticians Do?

Job Satisfaction for Certified Optician

4.1 out of 5
(119)
Highly Satisfied
7Reviews

Popular Employer Salaries for Certified Optician

The top respondents for the job title Certified Optician are from the companies Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, Rx Optical and LensCrafters Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Warby Parker where the average pay is $17.54. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Wal-Mart Stores, Inc and Rx Optical, earning around $14.90 and $14.09, respectively. National Vision, Inc. pays the lowest at around $12.00. Sam's Club and LensCrafters Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $13.85 and $14.08, respectively.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Certified Optician. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
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What Are Popular Skills for Certified Opticians?

Skills in Insurance and Technical Sales are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Troubleshooting, Sales and Customer Service.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Certified Opticians?

An early career Certified Optician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.38 based on 113 salaries. A mid-career Certified Optician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.76 based on 89 salaries. An experienced Certified Optician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.39 based on 123 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $19.
Employees with Certified Optician in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 30.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Minneapolis, Minnesota (21.4% more) and Houston, Texas (8.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Grand Rapids, Michigan (17.4% less), Dallas, Texas (10.8% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (2.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 482 survey responses.
Early Career
23.4%
Mid Career
18.5%
Experienced
25.5%
Late Career
32.6%