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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EyeHiresAlbany - Albany, NY
Expansion of large multi-specialty ophthalmology/optometry group practice is in need of experienced Certified Ophthalmic Technicians....
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2 days ago
Phoenix Children's Hospital - Scottsdale, AZ
Position Details Department: Ophthalmology Category: Ophthalmology Location: Scottsdale Posting #: 532245 Date Posted: 10/19/2020 Employee Type: Regular Position Summary The Ophthalmic Technician assists...
1 day ago
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine - Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Graduation from an ophthalmic technician school is desirable. b....
1 day ago
Lasik Plus - Murray, UT
Technician or Surgical Technician Job Requirements As a Ophthalmic Technician, you should possess exceptional organizational and problem solving skills, with the ability to handle multiple competing...
2 days ago
University of Utah - Salt Lake City, UT
Overview University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics is currently accepting resumes for current and future opportunities in the area of Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT)....
2 days ago
Wyomissing Optometric Center - Wyomissing, PA
Wyomissing Optometric Center is seeking a Part-time Ophthalmic Technician/Medical Assistant to join our team....
19 hours ago
Wills Eye Hospital - Philadelphia, PA
TITLE Full-time Ophthalmic Technician - CATARACT & PRIMARY EYE CARE EOE STATEMENTWe are an equal employment opportunity employer....
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3 days ago Wills Eye Hospital
El Mirage, AZ
, manual and automated lensometry, Goldmann and Tonopen tonometry tests and keratometry on patients Checks pupils, extra-ocular muscles, confrontational fields and inserts eye drops for dilation Runs...
2 days ago
Columbian Basin Health Association - Othello, WA
Overview The Certified Ophthalmic Technician is responsible for testing and measuring eye function to assist the Optometrist....
1 day ago
EyeHiresAlbany - Albany, NY
Expansion of large multi-specialty ophthalmology/optometry group practice is in need of experienced Certified Ophthalmic Technicians....
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13 hours ago
Cleveland Clinic - Medina, OH
Successful completion of the JCAHPO written exam and skill evaluation for Certified Ophthalmic Technician....
13 hours ago
Scripps Health - Oceanside, CA
Required Certification/Registration: Ophthalmic Technician Certificate preferred. Current BLS card required....
1 day ago
Lakeland, FL
Experienced Ophthalmic Technician position available. Pre-testing, Charting, VF, OCT, Retinal Photography and contact lens insurance and I&R. Well known busy eye practice....
18 hours ago
University Of Wisconsin Medical Foundation - Rockford, IL
Ophthalmic Technician?...
14 hours ago
Penn Medicine - Philadelphia, PA
Job Information Penn Medicine Ophthalmic Technician Photographer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Ophthalmic Technician Photographer Job ID :92960 Job Category: Technician/Technologists Specialty Area:...
14 hours 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 (26.1%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (24.8%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.9%)
  • Vocational or Certification (15.7%)
  • Doctorate Degree (6.7%)
  • Some College (4.8%)
  • Master's Degree (3.2%)
  • 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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