Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in North Metro, GA

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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Kaiser Permanente - Duluth, GA
Assist in refractive/diagnostic procedures to include manual manifest refractions, auto-refractometry, corneal topography, pachymetry, keratometry, ocular photography, and visual fields and papillary...
5 days ago
Emory Healthcare - Atlanta, GA (21 miles from North Metro, GA)
prescribing purposes, advanced lensometry, pupillary assessment, visual field testing, PAM, ocular motility assessment, manual and automated keratometry, osmolarity testing, administering eye drops,...
13 days ago
EYE PHYSICIANS & SURGEONS, PC - Decatur, GA (17 miles from North Metro, GA)
Technician skills include history taking, visual acuity, lensometry, refraction, tonometry, visual fields testing, pupil assessment....
20 days ago
Grady - Atlanta, GA (21 miles from North Metro, GA)
SUMMARY: The Certified Ophthalmic Technician provides a variety of eye care duties to assist the Ophthalmologist in ocular examinations and treatments....
24 days ago
Eyesouth Partners Llc - Atlanta, GA (21 miles from North Metro, GA)
Ophthalmic Technician - Oculoplastics in Atlanta, Georgia Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, EyeSouth Partners (EyeSouth) is an eye care physician services organization committed to partnering with leading...
30+ days ago
Kaiser Permanente - Duluth, GA
. - Assist in refractive/diagnostic procedures to include manual manifest refractions, auto-refractometry, corneal topography, pachymetry, keratometry, ocular photography, and visual fields and papillary...
90+ days ago

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Salary for Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in North Metro, GA

This is the average annual salary for Ophthalmic Technician jobs in North Metro, GA as reported by the BLS.

$37,950

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Highest Education Level

Ophthalmic Technicians in North Metro, GA 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 North Metro, GA
  • 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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