Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in Florida

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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imatters - Jacksonville, FL 32204, FL
Your best career includes these skills: -manual refraction - visual fields -applanation tonometry - OCT -fundus photos What’s in it for you!...
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Lake Eye Associates - Wildwood, FL
IMMEDIATE OPENING!! We are growing! Soon to open our 5th location and we just opened our new Lasik Center. We are looking for technicians wanting to grow with us! Not only will you be working with...
5 days ago
Mayo Clinic - Jacksonville, FL
City Jacksonville State Florida Telecommute No Department Ophthalmology Why Mayo Clinic Position description Performs a comprehensive ophthalmic assessment on ocular patients. Performs diagnostic...
7 days ago
University of Miami - Miami, FL
Administers placement of hard and soft contact lenses. Documents patients' histories and gives instructions to patients concerning eye care. Performs technical workups and special testing....
8 days ago
Florida Eye Clinic - Altamonte Springs, FL 32701, FL
Ophthalmic technician needed in our busy ophthalmology practice. Experienced only. Must have working knowledge of EMR. COA, COT certification is a definite plus! Great team environment!...
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9 days ago
Lasik Plus - Orlando, FL
Job Responsibilities As an Ophthalmic Technician, you will be responsible for pre and post-operative care to patients by following standard operating procedures, and preparing patients for treatment...
10 days ago
Mittleman Eye - West Palm Beach, FL 33409, FL
Busy ophthalmology practice serving the greater West Palm Beach area seeking an energetic Ophthalmic Technician or medical assistant....
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10 days ago Mittleman Eye
Center For Sight - Sarasota, FL
The primary function of the right hand is patient education, however, basic ophthalmic testing procedures including, history taking, visual acuity, lensometry, tonometry, motility, visual fields, pupil...
11 days ago
University of Miami Health System - Miami, FL
Job Description: Job Criteria: Start Date: Position Type: Full-Time Permanent Years of Experience Required: Education Required: Overnight Travel: Vacation Time: Contact Information: Contact Name:...
13 days ago
Southwest Florida Eye Care - Fort Myers, FL
We are looking for an Ophthalmic Assistant or Certified Ophthalmic Technician, Scribes, and or Medical Assistants and Vision Testers. We offer on the job training....
13 days ago
Mayo Clinic - Newberry, FL
City Janesville State Florida Telecommute No Department Ophthalmology Why Mayo Clinic Position description Performs a comprehensive ophthalmic assessment on ocular patients. Performs diagnostic...
13 days ago
Eyesouth Partners Llc - Deland, FL
eye muscle function Visual field testing Corneal thickness measurement Corneal curvature measurement Corneal topography Retinal nerve fiber layer measurement Retinal thickness and topography Fluorescein...
14 days ago
Perich Eye Center - New Prt Rchy, FL
Candidates must know how to do OCT tests, A-scans, B-scans, Visual Field testings and other related diagnostic testings....
14 days ago
The Focal Pointe - Tallahassee, FL 32308, FL
Optometry assistant wanted to do preliminary testing, contact lens sales, answering phones, and other assorted office tasks. No experience required....
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15 days ago
Talent Care - Boynton Beach, FL
Apply Now The ophthalmic technician is a fundamental part of the office team that support the physicians....
15 days ago

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Salary for Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in Florida

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


Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Ophthalmic Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Ophthalmic Technicians in Florida 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 Florida
  • 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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