Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in Arkansas

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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University of Arkansas Medical Center - Little Rock, AR
Overview The Ophthalmic Technician, (OT), must be able to effectively perform as part of a team....
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Salary for Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in Arkansas

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

$31,910

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Ophthalmic Technicians in Arkansas offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (26.0%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (25.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (18.0%)
  • Vocational or Certification (15.6%)
  • 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 in Arkansas
  • 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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