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Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) Salary

How much does a Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT)

$42,954 (USD)/yr

$21 (USD)/hr

$696 (USD)/yr

$42,472 (USD)/yr

$20 (USD)/hr

$696 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician. Excludes "Physician Assistants" (29-1071).
The average certified ophthalmic technician (cot) salary in United States is $42,954 or an equivalent hourly rate of $21. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $696. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$32,074 (USD)

$52,000 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$49,795 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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