$33,000
Avg. Salary
$12.77
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$4,600

Bonus

$2,600

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Optician with Sales skills is $12.77 per hour.

The average pay for an Optician with Sales skills is $33,000 per year.

$9.41
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$12.77
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$20.61
90%
MEDIAN $12.77
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$33k
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MEDIAN $33,000
$9.41 - $20.61
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Hourly Data $0$28
Hourly Rate $9.41 - $20.61
Overtime $28.50
Annual Data $0$53K
Bonus $4,600
Commission $1,014 - $5,918
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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$22,000 - $53,488
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

Job Description for Optician

Opticians assist customers who require vision tests, prescriptions, repairs, and, in some cases, minor eye surgery; essentially, they helps customers determine which prescription they require and assist with any other questions or needs that they may have. Opticians use a piece of equipment called an phoropter to measure the depth of vision that each customer has, and then they are able to determine exactly which prescription the customer needs. Other equipment is also used, including a tonometer, which injects a small amount of air pressure into the eyeball to test for glaucoma. All opticians should be familiar with this equipment, and some may also be able to operate laser surgery machines for outpatient correction procedures.

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Optician Job Listings

Key Stats for Optician

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
11%
20 years or more
28%

Experience Affects Optician Salaries

Late-Career
▲40%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
11%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 22%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 50%