$33,397
Avg. Salary
$13.21
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$500

Bonus

$250

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Optometry Technician is $13.21 per hour.

The average pay for an Optometry Technician is $33,397 per year.

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$10.01
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$13.21
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$18.38
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MEDIAN $33,397
$30,000 - $40,724
$33K
MEDIAN: $33,397
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$0$40K
Salary $33,397
Bonus $500
Profit Sharing $250
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,947 - $39,693
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 24 Aug 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 7
Hourly Data $0$19
Hourly Rate $10.01 - $18.38
Overtime $18.49
Annual Data $0$39K
Bonus $500
Profit Sharing $250
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,947 - $39,693
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 24 Aug 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 125

Job Description for Optometry Technician

The optometry technician usually assists an optometrist or an ophthalmologist in carrying out duties relating to dispensing eye care products for customers. It is important to be able to work well on a team. The technician may carry out pre-tests, record patient history, and perform data entry of patient records. Inventorying of the contact lenses and frames may be required.

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Optometry Technician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Optometry Technician?

Optometry Technician in New York:
"It’s wonderful but want to be appreciated."
Pros: Helping ppl get the right vision
Cons: Not being appreciated

Optometry Technician in New York:
"Fun."
Pros: challenging
Cons: busy

Key Stats for Optometry Technician

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Optometry Technician Salaries

Mid-Career
▲12%

Experienced
▲12%

National Average
$28,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 29%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 53%