Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in Santa Monica, CA

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 California - Pasadena, CA (22 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT)....
2 days ago
Maloney-Shamie Vision Institute - Los Angeles, CA (14 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
Maloney-Shamie Vision Institute is seeking a motivated, conscientious individual to fill an immediate opening for a full time Ophthalmic Technician....
8 days ago
Century Eye Care - Gardena, CA 90247, CA (13 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
Must have knowledge of ICD-10, CPTcoding, ophthtalmic terminology, pre-testing, Visual Field Testing (HVF), OCT, IOL Master, Fundus Photography, Tonopen and EMR....
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10 days ago Century Eye Care
Semel Vision Care - El Segundo, CA (8 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
Looking for experienced ophthalmic tech for cataract surgical practice. COA/COT preferred Lenstar experience preferred Please fax resume to ... or email this listing
10 days ago
Cedars-Sinai - Los Angeles, CA (14 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
Performs pre-treatment eye examination and evaluation; measurement and recording of acuity; color vision testing; basic lensometry/tonometry; measurement of intraocular pressure....
26 days ago
EYESTHETICA - Santa Monica, CA
lens calls Assists with appointment scheduling and surgery scheduling as needed Orders all clinical supplies Education and Experience: Certified as ophthalmic technician or medical technologist Experience...
29 days ago
Cedars-Sinai - Los Angeles, CA (14 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
Performs pre-treatment eye examination and evaluation; measurement and recording of acuity; color vision testing; basic lensometry/tonometry; measurement of intraocular pressure....
30+ days ago
Providence Health & Services - Mission Hills, CA (17 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
Providence is calling an Ophthalmic Technician Non-Certified (Full-Time/Day Shift) to Providence Facey Medical Foundation in Mission Hills, CA....
30+ days ago
UCLA Health - Pasadena, CA (22 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT)....
30+ days ago
UCLA - Los Angeles, CA (14 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
Email Job Job Description Responsibilities Provide technical assistance to the Division of Retinal Disorders and Ophthalmic Genetics as both a clinical research coordinator and ophthalmic technician...
30+ days ago
Providence Health & Services - Santa Monica, CA
Providence is calling a Ophthalmic Technician - Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (Full Time/Day Shift) to Providence Saint Johns Medical Foundation in Santa Monica, CA....
45+ days ago
Pacific Medical Centers - Mission Hills, CA (17 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
Providence is calling a Ophthalmic Technician - Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (Per diem/Variable shift) at Providence Facey Medical Foundation in Mission Hills, CA....
45+ days ago
UCLA Health - Los Angeles, CA (14 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
Responsibilities Provide technical assistance to the Division of Retinal Disorders and Ophthalmic Genetics as both a clinical research coordinator and ophthalmic technician at the Jules Stein Eye Institute...
90+ days ago
Los Angeles County - Los Angeles, CA (14 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
Performs formal visual field testing, optical coherence tomography scans, and other ophthalmic test as needed....
90+ days ago
Kaiser Permanente - Los Angeles, CA (14 miles from Santa Monica, CA)
Essential Functions: - Operates an ophthalmic fundus camera (e.g., Zeiss Fundus Flash III) to photograph portions of the eye, such as anterior segment, the ocular adnexa & the ocular fundus -...
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Santa Monica, CA

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Salary for Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in Santa Monica, CA

This is the average annual salary for Ophthalmic Technician jobs in Santa Monica, CA as reported by the BLS.

$40,820

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Ophthalmic Technicians in Santa Monica, CA offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (25.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (25.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (18.1%)
  • Vocational or Certification (15.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (6.6%)
  • Some College (4.8%)
  • Master's Degree (3.3%)
  • Some High School (0.7%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Ophthalmic Technicians in Santa Monica, CA
  • 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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