$46,056
Avg. Salary
$18.31
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,294

Bonus

$1,939

Profit Sharing

$4,027

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Optical Manager (Eye Care) is $18.31 per hour.

The average pay for an Optical Manager (Eye Care) is $46,056 per year.

10%
$14.22
10%
$18.31
50%
$24.92
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90%
MEDIAN $18.31
10%
$32k
10%
$46k
50%
$67k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $46,056
$31,955 - $66,910
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MEDIAN: $46,056
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$14.22 - $24.92
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$0$66K
Salary $31,955 - $66,910
Bonus $291 - $7,100
Profit Sharing $194 - $5,182
Commission $604 - $11,920
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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$30,815 - $61,341
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 232
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $14.22 - $24.92
Overtime $16.08 - $33.09
Annual Data $0$61K
Bonus $291 - $7,100
Commission $604 - $11,920
Profit Sharing $194 - $5,182
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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$30,815 - $61,341
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 369

Job Description for Optical Manager (Eye Care)

An optical manager works in an optometrist’s office and is responsible for managing the office and its overall operations. Those in this position generally work daytime office hours Monday through Friday, though the hours can vary. Different offices will have different requirements of their optical managers, but a minimum of four years of in-field optical experience is often required. An Associate's or Bachelor's degree in an eye care or business-related field is highly recommended, as well.

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Common Career Paths for Optical Manager (Eye Care)


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Optical Managers tend not to experience significant pay changes as they move up the career ladder to roles like Optical Store Manager. The two jobs pay about the same on average. However, becoming a Retail Store Manager Optician or Licensed Dispensing Optician is a more frequent transition for Optical Managers.

Optical Manager (Eye Care) Job Listings

Popular Skills for Optical Manager (Eye Care)


Survey results suggest that Optical Managers use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Office Management, Inventory Management, Sales Management, and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Insurance, Operations Management, and optician. Sales Management is a skill commonly found among those who know Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Optical Manager (Eye Care)

Pay by Experience for an Optical Manager (Eye Care) has a positive trend. An entry-level Optical Manager (Eye Care) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 79 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Optical Manager (Eye Care) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 94 salaries. An experienced Optical Manager (Eye Care) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 108 salaries. An Optical Manager (Eye Care) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 69 salaries.

Optical Manager (Eye Care) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Optical Manager (Eye Care)?

Optical Manager (Eye Care) in Rancho Cucamonga:
"Geeat."
Pros: Close to home
Cons: Nothing

Optical Manager (Eye Care) in Grand Rapids:
"Grand Rapids is a beautiful place to live and work."
Pros: It’s a happening city with plenty to do.
Cons: The city on average lacks diversity.

Optical Manager (Eye Care) in Lewiston:
"Great place to work."
Pros: The patients and fellow employees
Cons: Not sure ?

Optical Manager (Eye Care) in Eau Claire:
"Enjoyable."
Pros: Hometown
Cons: Weather/climate

Optical Manager (Eye Care) in Eau Claire:
Pros: Connecting and working with patients in order to help them achieve a better quality of life.
Cons: No room for advancement. No benefits.

Optical Manager (Eye Care) in Houston:
"Pay is low in texas."
You will have to go into management in order to make any money on this career field unless Texas becomes a licensed state.

Optical Manager (Eye Care) in Granger:
"Be willing to change with technology."
The industry has changed much. Computers can be best friend , but make sure you have an up to date backup. Instill your staff to learn. Positive reinforcement works 100 times better than negative .

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Key Stats for Optical Manager (Eye Care)

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 99 votes.
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
30%

Experience Affects Optical Manager (Eye Care) Salaries

▲7%

National Average
$42,000

▼2%

▼6%

▼17%

Skills That Affect Optical Manager (Eye Care) Salaries

National Average
$42,000

Office Management
▼3%




Sales
▼11%

Employee Relations
▼11%

optician
▼12%

Insurance
▼19%

Operations Management
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 99 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 33%