Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in Colorado

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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Aspen Valley Hospital - Glenwood Springs, CO
The Ophthalmic Technician practices exceptional customer service and professionalism in all aspects of this role....
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2 days ago
Aspen Valley Hospital - Basalt, CO
The Ophthalmic Technician practices exceptional customer service and professionalism in all aspects of this role....
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2 days ago
Denver Health - Denver, CO
One year experience as an Ophthalmic Technician, required....
2 days ago
Aspen Valley Hospital - Aspen, CO
The Ophthalmic Technician practices exceptional customer service and professionalism in all aspects of this role....
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2 days ago
Aspen Valley Hospital - Carbondale, CO
The Ophthalmic Technician practices exceptional customer service and professionalism in all aspects of this role....
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2 days ago
UCHealth - Lone Tree, CO
Requirements: High School Diploma or GED Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) or Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) or Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT) or National Contact Lens Examiner...
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6 days ago
UCHealth - Aurora, CO
Requirements: High School Diploma or GED Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) or Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) or Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT) or National Contact Lens Examiner...
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6 days ago
Denver Health - Denver, CO
Responsibilities 1.Performs ocular examinations, including: history taking, acuity, ocular motility, alignment and intraocular pressure assessment, lensometry and refraction.2.Performs visual field...
22 days ago
Denver Eye Surgeons - Lakewood, CO
The position requires the following clinical skills: Comprehensive patient histories Visual acuity Refraction Applanation tonometry External examination Dilation Slit lamp skills Ophthalmic diagnostic...
30+ days ago
Kaiser Permanente - Denver, CO
This may include pertinent medical and ocular history, visual acuity, stereopsis, color testing tonometry and lensometry....
30+ days ago
Kaiser Permanente - Lone Tree, CO
This includes: Visual acuity - cc and sc glasses/ distance and near; Steropsis; Color testing; Tonometry - NCT/Application; and Lensometry....
90+ days ago
Aspen Valley Hospital - Aspen, CO
Ophthalmic Technician (COT) required (within 1 year of hire) # # # # Op Tech....
90+ days ago
Kaiser Permanente - Lakewood, CO
This may include pertinent medical and ocular history, visual acuity, stereopsis, color testing tonometry and lensometry....
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Colorado

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Salary for Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in Colorado

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

$38,030

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Ophthalmic Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Ophthalmic Technicians in Colorado offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (25.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (25.5%)
  • 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 Colorado
  • 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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