Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Certified Paraoptometric Assistant (CPOA) is $16.28
What Do Certified Paraoptometric Assistant (CPOA)s Do?
Certified paraoptometric assistants (CPOAs) work with patients in an eye care center, optometrist’s office, or eye clinic. Under the supervision of an optometrist or eye care specialist, CPOAs perform technical duties such as measuring visual acuity, measuring the curvature of the cornea, performing glaucoma screening tests, testing blood pressure, and measuring the distance between the pupils of the eye. Additionally, CPOAs often take detailed patient histories and initial workups; these …Read more