Entry-Level Ophthalmic Technician Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Ophthalmic Technician is $14.64 per hour. A skill in Laser-Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK) is associated with high pay for this job.

$28,030 - $47,334
$28K
$37K
$47K
MEDIAN: $37,498
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$11.55 - $19.56
$12
$15
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MEDIAN: $15.14
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$0$47K
Salary $28,030 - $47,334
Bonus $151.52 - $3,041
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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$24,221 - $42,085
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 42
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $11.55 - $19.56
Overtime $14.87 - $31.65
Annual Data $0$42K
Bonus $151.52 - $3,041
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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$24,221 - $42,085
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 655

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Ophthalmic Technician Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $31,987

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Ophthalmic Technician Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Ophthalmic Technician in Keene:
"That I would have to do the work of 3 people."
Prepare to work your but off for very little compensation.

Ophthalmic Technician in Mount Vernon:
"Continue to learn."
Learn as much as you can and understand what you do don't just go through the motions. Remember it is a process and one day it will just click and make sense. Treat all people with respect and dignity.

Ophthalmic Technician in North Port:
"How Long was was doing it."
Get as much education as you can.

Ophthalmic Technician in Mahanoy City:
"How To Manage Time Efficiently Between Patients."
Be thorough and do whatever the doctor requests of you to do. Learn every aspect of the job the more you learn the more you can adapt to every position in the office.

Key Stats for Ophthalmic Technician

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 106 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
15%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Ophthalmic Technician Salaries

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

Medicine / Surgery
▲1%

National Average
$32,000




Medical Terminology
▼3%

Refraction
▼9%

Patient Counseling
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 106 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 34%
no benefits
None: 29%
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