Optometrist Technician Salary

An Optometrist Technician earns an average wage of $11.58 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

$9.85 - $16.77
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$12
$17
MEDIAN: $11.96
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50%
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Hourly Data $0$20
Hourly Rate $9.85 - $16.77
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $19.00
Annual Data $0$36K
Bonus $615
Profit Sharing $442.19
Total Pay (?
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$20,587 - $36,190
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 81

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Job Description for Optometrist Technician

  • Fit and dispense glasses and contact lens for patients.
  • Order prescription eyewear.
  • Explain eye exercises to patients, and may monitor vision therapy.
  • Take patient history and perform preliminary examination of patient.
  • Assist Optometrist with examinations and maintain patient charts.

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Key Stats for Optometrist Technician

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Optometrist Technician Salaries

Experienced
▲27%

Mid-Career
▲13%

National Average
$25,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 42%
dental benefits
Dental: 21%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 34%
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