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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Horizon Eye Care - Huntersville, NC
Performs automated and manual testing which may include auto and manual refractions and auto keratometry, corneal topography, pachymetry,,tonometry, confrontation visual fields, Amsler Grid test, Schirmer...
1 day ago
Denver Health - Denver, CO
.2.Performs visual field testing, OCT, pachymetry, topography, biometryand ocular photography.3.Determines need/urgency of care based on patient information, medicalrecord and presenting signs/symptoms...
1 day ago
Jobs2Web (Posting) - Philadelphia, PA
Performs diagnostic testing procedures including but not limited to: visual acuity, visual field testing (including confrontational fields), tonometry, refractions, dye disappearance tests, fundus photography...
2 days ago
Texoma Regional Eye Institute - Durant, OK
Job Information Texoma Regional Eye Institute Ophthalmic Technician in Durant, Oklahoma This job was posted by : For more information, please see: JOB DESCRIPTION: TECHNICIAN, GENERAL Gathers important...
1 day ago
Ochsner Health System - New Orleans, LA
, lensometry, keratometry, eye irrigation, refractometry, manual a-scan measurements, topography, brightness acuity testing, and slit lamp examination....
22 hours ago
Eyesouth Partners Llc - Cincinnati, OH
eye muscle function Visual field testing Corneal thickness measurement Corneal curvature measurement Corneal topography Retinal nerve fiber layer measurement Retinal thickness and topography Fluorescein...
21 hours ago
Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, WI
Ophthalmic Technician Specialist in MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin JOB REQUIREMENTS: Ophthalmic Technician/Specialist - FroedtertEye Institute Location: Froedtert Eye Institute Wauwatosa FTE: 1.000000 Shift:...
20 hours ago
Nationwide Vision - Arizona City, AZ
An Ophthalmic Technician is a valuable asset to an ophthalmologist as they assist in providing excellent patient care to the patients during their visit....
19 hours ago
Children's Eyes Albany - Latham, NY
Our Pediatric Ophthalmology Practice is seeking an Ophthalmic Technician to join our team....
1 day ago
UAB Medicine - Birmingham, AL
Reports to the Supervisor of Ophthalmic Technicians. Under general supervision, assists with daily patient care and clinic flow....
4 hours ago
Maloney Shamie Vision Institute - Los Angeles, CA
individual to fill an immediate opening for a full time Ophthalmic Technician....
2 days ago
Delaware Eye Institute - Rehoboth Beach - Rehoboth Beach, DE
Accurately performs: Refractions, Lensometry, Kartometry, Tonometry, Visual Fields, OCTs, Amsler grids, Muscle Testing, Pupil Exams, Topography Returns phone calls to patients, pharmacies and physicians...
3 days ago
Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research - Jacksonville, FL
Company: Mayo Clinic Industry: Healthcare / Medical Country: United States State/Province: Florida City: Jacksonville Post Date: 04/16/2021 12:28 AM Performs a comprehensive ophthalmic assessment...
1 day ago
Minnesota Eye Consultants - Minnetonka, MN
This includes but is not limited to: history, visual acuities, lensometry (manual and auto), keratometry (manual and automated) visual fields, tonometry, A-scan, B-scan, fundus photography, perform...
1 day ago
Delray Beach, FL
Busy ophthalmology practice looking for someone to perform refractions, visual acuity, contact lens exams. IOP's Full time, excellent benefits....
1 day ago

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Salary for Ophthalmic Technician Jobs Nationwide

This is the average annual salary for Ophthalmic Technician jobs nationwide 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
  • Bachelor's Degree (25.7%)
  • High School or GED (25.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (18.1%)
  • Vocational or Certification (15.3%)
  • Doctorate Degree (6.6%)
  • Some College (4.8%)
  • Master's Degree (3.4%)
  • 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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