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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Eye Doctors of Washington - Chevy Chase, MD
Overview Eye Doctors of Washington is seeking a Clinical Ophthalmic Technician Manager who is capable of and can display a documented history of managing a team of Ophthalmic Technicians to perform...
2 days ago
Surgery Partners - Atlanta, GA
JOB TITLE: Medical Scribe GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES: The Medical Scribe accompanies a physician into the patient examination room in order to transcribe a history and physical exam, and document...
2 days ago
Chapel Hill Ophthalmology - Chapel Hill, NC
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2 days ago Chapel Hill Ophthalmology
Our ideal candidate is fluent with refractions and tonometry - knowledge of EMR is a plus! Job Type: Full-time...
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Southwestern Medical Center - Dallas, TX
Fits all types of contact lenses using keratometer; instructs patients in care and insertion of lenses. Assists physicians in minor office surgery....
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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital - Columbus, OH
Ophthalmic Tech I at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Columbus, Ohio Posted in Other about 6 hours ago. Job Description: As an ophthalmic techin our Eye Clinic, you'll be part of a...
2 days ago
Leawood, KS
We are currently hiring for Ophthalmic Technicians to join our ever growing team of professionals who share our main focus of GREAT PATIENT CARE!...
2 days ago
EvergreenHealth - Mill Creek, WA
EvergreenHealth is looking for a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant working full-time in our EvergreenHealth Eye Care Clinics located in Kirkland and Mill Creek, Washington. EvergreenHealth is an...
1 day ago
University of Central Florida - Orlando, FL
Classification Title: OPS Ophthalmology Technician - UCF Health Lake Nona Job Description: The Ophthalmology Technician position is located at UCF Health in Lake Nona and works under the...
2 days ago
University of Kentucky - Lexington, KY
Job Summary The Ophthalmic Technician positions are front-line staff in the Department of Ophthalmology, interacting with patients, physicians and other staff....
2 days ago
Baylor College of Medicine - Houston, TX
An ideal candidate's skill set should include, but is not limited to visual acuity, distance and near, refracting, applanation tonometry, pupil exam, and confrontation visual fields, ancillary testing...
4 hours ago
Eyesouth Partners Llc - Tifton, GA
Visual field testing Corneal thickness measurement Corneal curvature measurement Corneal topography Retinal nerve fiber layer measurement Retinal thickness and topography Fluorescein angiography A...
2 days ago
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital - Chicago, IL
Ophthalmic Tech I at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Chicago, Illinois Posted in Other about 4 hours ago. Job Description: As an ophthalmic techin our Eye Clinic, you'll be part of a...
2 days ago
Medical University of South Carolina - Charleston, SC
Entity/Organization: MUHA (Medical University Hospital Authority/Medical Center) Hours per week: 40 Scheduled Work Hours/Shift: 8a-4p Fair Labor Standards Act Status: Hourly Job Summary/Purpose :...
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Tyson Eye - Cape Coral, FL
patient chart(s) Working up patients for eye exams Opening and closing of exam rooms Provide the highest quality of customer service Perform diagnostic tests (OCT, Retina Camera, Visual Field, Goldmann tonometry...
2 days ago

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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.


Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Ophthalmic Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Ophthalmic Technicians offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (25.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (25.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (18.0%)
  • Vocational or Certification (15.5%)
  • Doctorate Degree (6.6%)
  • Some College (4.7%)
  • Master's Degree (3.3%)
  • Some High School (0.8%)

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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