Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in Downers Grove, IL

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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Advanced Eye Care Professionals PC - Oak Lawn, IL (15 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
, pachymetry, meibography, and fundus photography and OPTOS....
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9 hours ago
KOVACH EYE INSTITUTE - Elmhurst, IL (7 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
, Tonometry, Visual fields, Amslers, Muscle testing,Pupil Exams, Topography, OCT, IOL Masters/Ascans, Optos Fundus Camera/Fluorescein Angiograms *Readily scribing for doctor If you feel you may be a...
17 hours ago
NorthShore University Health System - Skokie, IL (22 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
PRN) Ocular Imaging and Diagnostic Testing Contact Lens Services such as evaluation of fitting characteristics of soft and RGP contact lenses using slit lamp; measurement of power, base curve and diameter...
8 days ago
Northwest Eye Center - Barrington, IL (24 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
Duties include working up patients (history, VA, Tonometry, refracting), doing fundus photography, OCT, IOL master and visual field screening....
11 days ago
NorthShore University Health System - Glenview, IL (21 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
PRN) Ocular Imaging and Diagnostic Testing Contact Lens Services such as evaluation of fitting characteristics of soft and RGP contact lenses using slit lamp; measurement of power, base curve and diameter...
11 days ago
Dupage Medical Group - Downers Grove, IL
tonometry and tono-pen tonometry* Refractometry* Angle assessment and dilation of pupils* Automated visual field testing* Ophthalmic imaging* Retina and optic nerve scanning (OCT)* Corneal topography...
13 days ago
University of Illinois at Chicago - Chicago, IL (20 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
Job Summary: The Ophthalmology Clinic at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System (UI Health) is continuously seeking qualified Ophthalmic Technicians to join our team of professionals...
16 days ago
University of Chicago Hospitals - Chicago, IL (20 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
Is familiar with the following diagnostic equipment: Lenstar; IOL Master; Zeiss Cirrus OCT; OptoVue OCT; Pentacam, Humphry Visual Field; Optos wide field fundus photography; B-scan ultrasonography;...
24 days ago
Advanced Eye Care Professionals PC - Oak Lawn, IL (15 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
, pachymetry, meibography, and fundus photography....
30+ days ago
University of Chicago Hospitals - Chicago, IL (20 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
Exhibit basic knowledge and understanding of ocular motility, visual fields, contact lenses (basic principles & fitting procedures), and ocular pharmacology....
30+ days ago
Kraff Eye Institute - Chicago, IL (20 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
Part time ophthalmic technician needed to prepare Patients to be seen by opthalmologist....
30+ days ago
Premier Eye Care & Surgery - Buffalo Grove, IL (24 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
Job tasks include working up patients (history, VA, applanation tonometry, refraction), doing fundus photography, OCT, FA, assisting with Lasik and minor surgeries....
45+ days ago

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Salary for Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in Downers Grove, IL

This is the average annual salary for Ophthalmic Technician jobs in Downers Grove, IL as reported by the BLS.

$38,430

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Highest Education Level

Ophthalmic Technicians in Downers Grove, IL 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 Downers Grove, IL
  • 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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