Entry-Level Ophthalmic Assistant Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Ophthalmic Assistants is around $14.51 per hour. Some workers in this field — just under a third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by more than half and dental plans are enjoyed by nearly one-half. There are far more female Entry-Level Ophthalmic Assistants who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 88 percent. The majority of Entry-Level Ophthalmic Assistants claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$22,217 - $48,623
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$29K
$49K
MEDIAN: $29,479
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$11.06 - $18.38
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MEDIAN: $14.62
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$0$48K
Salary $22,217 - $48,623
Bonus $100.00 - $1,024
Profit Sharing $700
Commission $850
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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$23,251 - $39,573
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 25
Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $11.06 - $18.38
Overtime $16.34 - $27.39
Annual Data $0$39K
Bonus $100.00 - $1,024
Commission $850
Profit Sharing $700
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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$23,251 - $39,573
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 327

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Key Stats for Ophthalmic Assistant

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
13%
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Skills That Affect Ophthalmic Assistant Salaries

National Average
$31,000

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▼1%

Patient Education
▼2%

Laser-Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK)
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 26%
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