Average Optician with Customer Service Skills Hourly Pay

$15.05
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,210
Bonus
$2,976
Commission
$1,300
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for an Optician with Customer Service skills is $15.05.
10%
$10.79
10%
$15.05
50%
$22.02
90%
90%
MEDIAN $15.05
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $22
Bonus
$204 - $4,968
Profit Sharing
$299 - $3,878
Commission
$586 - $8,303
Total Pay
$23,219 - $50,039

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Job Description for Optician

The top respondents for the job title Optician are from the companies Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, LensCrafters Inc. and Visionworks. Reported salaries are highest at LensCrafters Inc. where the average pay is $15.33. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Sam's Club and The Vision Source, earning around $14.50 and $13.75, respectively. National Vision, Inc. pays the lowest at around $11.09. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc and Visionworks also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $13.02 and $13.20, respectively.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Optician. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Optician
Optical Manager (Eye Care)
Certified Optician
Licensed Optician
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Optician

Skills in Sales, Troubleshooting and Billing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Optometry and Insurance.

Pay by Experience Level for Optician

An entry-level Optician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.94 based on 70 salaries. An early career Optician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.09 based on 803 salaries. A mid-career Optician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.52 based on 527 salaries. An experienced Optician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.77 based on 569 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $19.
Employees with Optician in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 46.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (26.2% more) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (16.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (7.0% less), Dallas, Texas (4.1% less) and Chicago, Illinois (3.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,458 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.8%
Early Career
32.7%
Mid Career
21.4%
Experienced
23.1%
Late Career
19.9%