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.

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Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community - Scottsdale, AZ
Ocular coherence tomography, Perimetry and Fundus photography. Vital signs. Instill eye drops....
3 days ago
Emory Healthcare - Atlanta, GA
Certification from a recognized Ophthalmic technician training program....
2 days ago
Willis-Knighton Health System - Shreveport, LA
Willis-Knighton is seeking an Ophthalmology Tech to join our team on the WKP campus. The tech will coordinate and provide care to patients in the physician's office under the direction and...
2 days ago
University Physicians' Association, Inc. - Knoxville, TN
a complete and accurate medical history, visual acuity and stereo testing, lensometry, motility, applanation tonometry, pupil dilation, potential acuity meter testing and, and manifest refraction/auto-refractometry...
2 days ago
St Lukes Health System - Boise, ID
Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (Part-time) - Children's Pavilion Boise St. Luke's Health System APPLY NOW Application First Name Last Name Email address Apply on Employer's Site The application...
1 day ago
A Center for VisionCare - Burbank, CA
A CENTER FOR VISIONCARE SURGICAL & MEDICAL GROUP is currently seeking a fulltime Ophthalmic Technician....
12 hours ago
Doctor & Associates PC - Westport, CT
Fairfield County Ophthalmologist seeks a polished professional as an Ophthalmic Technician. Computer Savvy is a must! Competitive Salary with a unique benefits package....
Geisinger - Wilkes Barre, PA
, pachymetry, optical coherencetomography testing, photographic imaging and corneal topography....
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RETINA SPECIALISTS OF IDAHO - Boise, ID
Seeking full time ophthalmic technician for busy retina practice. Will assist the physician with initial work up, imaging, etc as needed....
Grene Vision Group - Hope, KS
An Ophthalmic Technician (Medical Assistant) is a valuable asset to an Ophalmologist as they assist in providing excellent patient care to the patients during their visit....
12 hours ago
Phoenix Children's Hospital - Mesa, AZ
Position Details Department: PCMG-MAIN | Ophthalmology Category: Ophthalmology Location: Mesa Posting #: 631457 Date Posted: 11/29/2021 Employee Type: Regular Position Summary The Ophthalmic Technician...
3 days ago
Vanderbilt University Medical Center - Nashville, TN
Ophthalmic Technician PRN 2114438 JOB SUMMARY\: Performs ophthalmic work up for new and return patients with occasional guidance....
2 days ago
Reseda, CA
Specific Job Tasks (but not limited to); Obtaining: patient history, visual acuity, IOP, refraction, Diagnostic testing: Corneal topography, visual field, a-scan, b-scan, OCT, pachymetry, etc....
2 days ago
University Hospitals - Mayfield Heights, OH
, pachymetry, intraocular pressure check, retinoscopy, and photography. 4.)...
2 days ago
Mid Atlantic Retina - Newtown Square, PA
As an ophthalmic technician, you will take patient histories in the EMR system, do vision exams, prep patients for injections, administer drops, perform a variety of imaging tests, complete charting...
2 days ago

Ophthalmic Technician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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Maintaining and troubleshooting sophisticated medical instruments is not an easy task. In order to deliver effective care, the technician requires the knowledge of different aspects of biology and...

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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...

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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.

$47,270

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 (26.0%)
  • High School or GED (24.8%)
  • Associate's Degree (18.4%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (15.1%)
  • Doctorate Degree (6.6%)
  • 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
  • Less than 1 year (34.8%)
  • 1-2 years (34.8%)
  • None (21.7%)
  • 2-4 years (4.3%)
  • 4-6 years (4.3%)

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