The average hourly pay for an Optometric Technician in Las Vegas, Nevada is $13.47.
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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
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Skills in Customer Service, Insurance and Sales are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Optometry and Patient Education.
Pay by Experience Level for Optometric Technician
An early career Optometric Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.45 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Optometric Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.23 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Optometric Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.00 based on 7 salaries.
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Employees with Optometric Technician in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 18.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (15.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (22.0% less), Houston, Texas (17.1% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (10.9% less).
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