Ophthalmic Technician Jobs

The basic job description for an ophthalmic technician is to support the ophthalmologist (eye doctor) in providing patients with quality eye care by performing clinical tasks such as taking patient medical histories, conducting eye exams/vision measurements, assisting during surgeries, and instructing patients about medications, tests, and procedures.

The median ophthalmic technician salary is $35,910, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects much faster than average job growth at 19% through 2026.

Search Ophthalmic Technician Jobs

1-15 of 595 Jobs
Direct Apply

Ophthalmic Technician, Medical Assistant

  • Eye Care Partners
  • Des Peres, MO
  • 1 day ago

, pressures, and performing a variety of diagnostic tests including visual fields, OCT, GDX, IOL master, auto refractor and topography Demonstrates working knowledge of eye anatomy, diseases, symptoms...

Co Ophthalmic Technician Assistant

  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Bethesda, MD
  • 1 day ago

Instruct patients in contact lens care, insertion and removal....

Certified Ophthalmic Technician

  • Interim HealthCare Staffing
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • 1 day ago

, tonometry, keratometry, retinoscopy, refractometry, intermediate knowledge of motility and measurements, Humphrey Visual fields and Optical Coherence Tomography....

Ophthalmic Technician

  • Wolfe Clinic
  • Ames, IA
  • 13 hours ago

The following skills are preferred: Retinoscopy, manual Refraction, Applanation A-Scan, manual Keratometry and Tonometry as well as perform OCT and VF testing. Some daytime travel is required....

Ophthalmic Technician

  • Wolfe Clinic
  • Hiawatha, IA
  • 13 hours ago

The following skills are preferred: Retinoscopy, manual Refraction, Applanation A-Scan, manual Keratometry and Tonometry as well as perform OCT and VF testing. Some daytime travel is required....

Certified Ophthalmic Technician II

  • Sutter Health
  • Concord, CA
  • 2 days ago

Experience: 5 years of recent experience as Certified Ophthalmic Assistant or Technician with Contact Lens/Optical experience preferred....

Ophthalmic Technician

  • South Texas Retina Consultants, LLP
  • Corpus Christi, TX
  • 9 hours ago

On Site Diagnostic Equipment/procedures: *Staffed photography, digital color photography and fluorescein angiography *Humphrey and Goldmann visual field testing Clinical Experience with the following...

Quick Apply

Ophthalmic Technician

  • Connecticut Eye Consultants, P.C.
  • Danbury, CT
  • 6 hours ago

, automated keratometry and lensometry. · Perform diagnostic testing including automated perimetry, OCT, IOL Master, A-scan and ophthalmic photography, corneal topography, Pentacam. · Monitor and facilitate...

Ophthalmic Technician

  • Alexandria, VA
  • 1 day ago

with Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a plus DUTIES: The Ophthalmic Technician - Optometric technician will be responsible for but not limited to the following: Provides pre-operative and post-operative...

Ophthalmic Technician

  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Hillsboro, OR
  • 17 hours ago

Perform intraocular pressure checks using applanation tonometry & also using the tonopen. Perform confrontation visual fields....

Direct Apply

Ophthalmic Technician

  • Eye Care Partners
  • Oklahoma City, OK
  • 13 hours ago

, pressures, and performing a variety of diagnostic tests including visual fields, OCT, GDX, IOL master, auto refractor and topography Demonstrates working knowledge of eye anatomy, diseases, symptoms...

Ophthalmic Technician

  • Wolfe Clinic
  • Cedar Falls, IA
  • 13 hours ago

The following skills are preferred: Retinoscopy, manual Refraction, Applanation A-Scan, manual Keratometry and Tonometry as well as perform OCT and VF testing. Some daytime travel is required....

Ophthalmic Technician

  • Cherry Creek Eye Physicians & Surgeons, PC
  • Denver, CO
  • 1 day ago

, fundus photography (Optos) and pre-ops for cataract surgeries....

Opthalmic Technician

  • Swedish
  • Seattle, WA
  • 1 day ago

Testing Optical Coherence Tomography, Anterior and Posterior Segment Fundus Photography Backup and archiving of data from special test equipment Qualifications: Required qualifications for this position...

Able to Scribe, use portable tonopen,, Goldman VF, Fundus photography, B. Other A. Current BCLS issued by the American Heart Association B....

Ophthalmic Technician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Microbiology Laboratory Technician
The role of a microbiology laboratory technician covers diverse tasks, from identifying microorganisms in different samples to preparing and maintaining experimental equipment. This course covers...

Become Pharmacy Technician in Canada. PEBC Technician MCQ
In order to become regulated (certified) a pharmacy technician must satisfy the requirements of the Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada (PEBC) by completing successfully the Qualifying Exam divided...

Diploma in Pharmacy Technician
This course will first introduce you to the different types of pharmacies, including community and institutional pharmacies, and the roles and responsibilities of each pharmacy. You will then...

Salary for Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in Ashburn, VA

This is the average annual salary for Ophthalmic Technician jobs in Ashburn, VA as reported by the BLS.

$42,710

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Ophthalmic Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Ophthalmic Technicians offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (26.3%)
  • High School or GED (24.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (18.4%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (15.1%)
  • Doctorate Degree (6.5%)
  • Some College (4.7%)
  • Master's Degree (3.5%)
  • Some High School (0.7%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Ophthalmic Technicians
  • 1-2 years (40.9%)
  • None (27.3%)
  • Less than 1 year (18.2%)
  • 2-4 years (13.6%)

Other Titles

Here are some other career titles that require similar skills

Top Hiring Companies

Top hiring companies for Ophthalmic Technician positions

Ophthalmic Technician Related Career Advice Articles

Ophthalmic Technician Job Guide: Skills, Education, Salary & More

What is an ophthalmic technician? How much do ophthalmic technicians make? Learn more about this rewarding eye care career.


Guide to Accredited Ophthalmic Technician Education Programs

Want to become an ophthalmic technician? Wondering if there are any accredited ophthalmic technician education programs near you? Read this list.


Searching for Ophthalmology Jobs? Here Are the 5 Best Hospitals for Ophthalmology

Looking for great ophthalmology jobs? Check out this list of the best hospitals for ophthalmology and find your next ophthalmology career opportunity.