Average Ophthalmic Assistant Hourly Pay

$16.01
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$408
Bonus
$1,100
Commission
$800
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for an Ophthalmic Assistant is $16.01.
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$12.09
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$16.01
90%
$20.87
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $21
Bonus
$101 - $1,578
Profit Sharing
$102 - $4,894
Commission
$0 - $1,100
Total Pay
$25,385 - $45,036

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Job Satisfaction for Ophthalmic Assistant

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Popular Employer Salaries for Ophthalmic Assistant

The top respondents for the job title Ophthalmic Assistant are from the companies SSM Health Care, Retina Associates and Houston Eye Associates. Reported salaries are highest at Thomas Eye Group where the average pay is $18.00. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include SSM Health Care, earning around $17.21. Houston Eye Associates pays the lowest at around $15.71. Retina Associates also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $16.19.

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Popular Skills for Ophthalmic Assistant

Skills in Electronic Medical Records (EMR), Patient Education, Medical Photography, Medical Terminology and Laser-Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK) are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Ophthalmic Assistant

An entry-level Ophthalmic Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.71 based on 85 salaries. An early career Ophthalmic Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.91 based on 417 salaries. A mid-career Ophthalmic Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.10 based on 213 salaries. An experienced Ophthalmic Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.99 based on 195 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
Employees with Ophthalmic Assistant in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 17.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Madison, Wisconsin (6.9% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (6.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (16.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,022 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.3%
Early Career
40.8%
Mid Career
20.8%
Experienced
19.1%
Late Career
11.0%