The average hourly pay for an Optometric Technician with Sales skills is $12.27.
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Job Description for Optometric Technician
Optometrists help clients maintain sharp, accurate eyesight, and optometric assistants help optometrists in a variety of tasks and ensure their office's operations run smoothly and efficiently. It is often the optometric assistant who performs much of the preparatory work for examinations, a series of duties that includes the maintenance and calibration of vision testing equipment, the application of various pre-examination tests for incoming patients, and clerical duties such as scheduling appo…Read more
Popular Employer Salaries for Optometric Technician
The top respondents for the job title Optometric Technician are from the companies Visionworks, LensCrafters Inc. and National Vision, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Pearle Vision Center where the average pay is $13.00. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Eyeglass World, Inc. and LensCrafters Inc., earning around $12.87 and $12.46, respectively. National Vision, Inc. pays the lowest at around $9.87. Visionworks and America's Best also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $10.28 and $11.00, respectively.
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Skills in Customer Service, Optometry, Patient Education, Insurance and Electronic Medical Records (EMR) are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Optometric Technician
An entry-level Optometric Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.90 based on 32 salaries. An early career Optometric Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.95 based on 128 salaries. A mid-career Optometric Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.72 based on 53 salaries. An experienced Optometric Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.90 based on 20 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Optometric Technician in their job title in Las Vegas, Nevada earn an average of 10.9% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (11.0% less) and Orlando, Florida (6.3% less).
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