How much does a Optical Assistant make?

Updated 14 Oct 2021
£17,462 /yr
Average Base Pay

507 salaries

£14K

Low

£17K

Average

£21K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Optical Assistant is £17,462 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Optical Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 507 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Optical Assistant employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Assistant Optician£17,468 /yr
L4
Lead Optician£20,471 /yr
L5
Optician V£30,425 /yr
Career Path

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Specsavers
3.4

Specsavers

Optical Assistant

£17,487

 /yr
Range: £11K - £209K
285 salaries
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£11K

£209K

£11,105 - £209,248 Range

Specsavers
3.4

Specsavers

Optical Assistant - Hourly

£8

 /hr
Range: £2 - £15

£2

£15

£2 - £15 Range

Vision Express

Vision Express

Optical Assistant

£17,962

 /yr
Range: £14K - £47K

£14K

£47K

£14,000 - £46,656 Range

Boots Opticians
3.8

Boots Opticians

Optical Assistant

£18,392

 /yr
Range: £13K - £22K

£13K

£22K

£13,000 - £21,798 Range

Inspired Selections
4.1

Inspired Selections

Optical Assistant

£19,699

 /yr
Range: £18K - £23K

£18K

£23K

£18,144 - £22,810 Range

Vision Express

Vision Express

Optical Assistant - Hourly

£8

 /hr
Range: £4 - £10

£4

£10

£4 - £10 Range

Optical Express
3.9

Optical Express

Optical Assistant

£17,274

 /yr
Range: £15K - £22K

£15K

£22K

£14,750 - £22,277 Range

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Specsavers Opticians

Optical Assistant

£17,339

 /yr
Range: £13K - £20K

£13K

£20K

£13,173 - £20,000 Range

Boots Opticians
3.8

Boots Opticians

Optical Assistant - Hourly

£9

 /hr
Range: £8 - £10

£8

£10

£8 - £10 Range

3.3

Specsavers Opticians

Optical Assistant - Hourly

£7

 /hr
Range: £6 - £9

£6

£9

£6 - £9 Range

Team Locum
3.2

Team Locum

Optical Assistant

£19,440

 /yr
Range: £18K - £21K

£18K

£21K

£18,144 - £20,736 Range

ASDA
3.5

ASDA

Optical Assistant - Hourly

£9

 /hr
Range: £8 - £9

£8

£9

£8 - £9 Range

Boots
3.5

Boots

Optical Assistant - Hourly

£9

 /hr
Range: £8 - £9

£8

£9

£8 - £9 Range

Vision Express
2.4

Vision Express

Optical Assistant

£14,657

 /yr
Range: £12K - £18K

£12K

£18K

£12,286 - £17,977 Range

PPR UK

PPR UK

Optical Assistant

£17,799

 /yr
Range: £17K - £19K

£17K

£19K

£17,366 - £18,805 Range

Boots
3.5

Boots

Optical Assistant - Hourly

£8

 /hr
Range: £8 - £10

£8

£10

£8 - £10 Range

Specsavers
3.4

Specsavers

Optical Assistant - Hourly

£9

 /hr
Range: £8 - £13

£8

£13

£8 - £13 Range

Leightons
4

Leightons

Optical Assistant

£19,066

 /yr
Range: £18K - £20K

£18K

£20K

£18,000 - £20,218 Range

Vision Express
2.4

Vision Express

Optical Assistant - Hourly

£8

 /hr
Range: £6 - £8

£6

£8

£6 - £8 Range

Tesco
3.8

Tesco

Optical Assistant - Hourly

£9

 /hr
Range: £9 - £9

£9

£9

£9 - £9 Range

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Frequently asked questions about an Optical Assistant salaries

The national average salary for an Optical Assistant is £17,462 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see an Optical Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 507 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Optical Assistant employees.

The highest salary for an Optical Assistant in United Kingdom is £21,434 per year.

The lowest salary for an Optical Assistant in United Kingdom is £14,226 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent optical assistant salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

£9
hourly
An Optical Assistant in the Leeds Area area reported making £9 per hour
Job Highlights
Leeds Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
£19,000
per year
An Optician Assistant in the London Area area reported making £19,000 per year
Job Highlights
London Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
£20,736
per year
An Optical Assistant in the London Area area reported making £20,736 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
£6
hourly
An Optical Assistant in the Coventry Area area reported making £6 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Coventry Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
£8
hourly
An Optical Assistant in the Brighton Area area reported making £8 per hour
Job Highlights
Brighton Area area
Part-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
£8
hourly
An Optical Assistant in the London Area area reported making £8 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
London Area area
Part-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
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