How much does a Certified Optometric Technician make in the United States? The average Certified Optometric Technician salary in the United States is $30,346 as of May 27, 2021, but the salary range typically falls between $26,500 and $34,671. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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25% $26,500 10% $22,999 90% $38,608 75% $34,671 $30,346 50%(Median)
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Atlantic Vision Partners - Tappahannock, VA

Certified Optometric Technician

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