Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for an Optometric Assistant is $14.31
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Optometric Assistants?
An entry-level Optometric Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.52 based on 31 salaries. An early career Optometric Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.41 based on 134 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Optometric Assistants Do?
Optometric assistants perform a number of duties in an optometrist's office or a similar setting. On of the main tasks these assistants are responsible for is preparing patients for eye exams and/or vision therapy. They also schedule appointments, document case histories, updating patient records, and organizing records. Additionally, optometric assistants are in charge of administering tests to patients related color and depth perception, near- and farsightedness, field of view, and macular …Read more