Optical Sales Associate Salary

An Optical Sales Associate earns an average wage of $12.11 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$22,601 - $41,116
$36K
MEDIAN: $36,244
50%

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$9.88 - $17.06
$9
$12
$17
MEDIAN: $12.31
10%
50%
90%

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$0$42K
Salary $36,244
Bonus $600
Commission $10,000
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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$20,653 - $42,291
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 6
Hourly Data $0$25
Hourly Rate $9.88 - $17.06
Overtime $25.00
Annual Data $0$42K
Bonus $600
Commission $10,000
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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$20,653 - $42,291
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 32

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Job Description for Optical Sales Associate

Optical sales associates play a key role in helping customers select glasses that fit their preferences and daily routines. These associates work in a variety of locations where glasses are sold, including retail department stores, pharmacies, and optical stores.

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Optical Sales Associate Tasks

  • Sell eyewear by assisting customers with selection that complements face shape.
  • Maintain files and merchandise inventory.
  • Accept and process payment including insurance information.

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Optical Sales Associate Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Optical Sales Associate?

Optical Sales Associate in Denver:
"Ethical."
Pros: Helping people see.
Cons: Only hear the bad' errors.

Optical Sales Associate in Pittsburg:
"Licensed."
Get your ABO/NCLE license as soon as possible. The pay is much higher and dual license is what most employers are looking for.

Key Stats for Optical Sales Associate

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Optical Sales Associate Salaries

Mid-Career
▲15%

Experienced
▲13%

National Average
$27,000

Entry-Level
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 30%
dental benefits
Dental: 20%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
no benefits
None: 55%
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