Average Optometric Assistant Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for an Optometric Assistant is $13.59.
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $18
$198 - $2,007
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1,325
$225 - $850
Total Pay
$21,817 - $37,460

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Popular Skills for Optometric Assistant

Skills in Customer Service, Billing, Scheduling, Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and Insurance are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Optometric Assistant

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 $12.08 based on 45 salaries. An early career Optometric Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.08 based on 187 salaries. A mid-career Optometric Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.73 based on 70 salaries. An experienced Optometric Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.20 based on 65 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $16.
Employees with Optometric Assistant in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 17.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (13.9% more) and San Jose, California (10.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Fort Worth, Texas (3.2% less).

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