Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in Illinois

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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STL Vision - Belleville, IL
Immediate Full-time position available for an experienced Ophthalmic Assistant or Technician. Busy Ophthalmology Practice in Saint Louis seeks professional, competent, self-motivated, dependable,...
2 days ago
Illinois Eye Associates - Manhattan, IL 60442, IL
Contact lens insertion and removal training. Experience: Minimum 1 year of working in an optometry or ophthalmology practice....
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2 days ago Illinois Eye Associates
Mercyhealth - Rockford, IL
Performs retinoscopy, refractometry, A/B scans, photography, fluorescein angiography, corneal/disc topography, assists in surgery, low vision evaluations, visual fields and applanations....
1 day ago
NorthShore University Health System - Skokie, 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...
7 days ago
Northwest Eye Center - Barrington, IL
Duties include working up patients (history, VA, Tonometry, refracting), doing fundus photography, OCT, IOL master and visual field screening....
10 days ago
NorthShore University Health System - Glenview, 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...
10 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...
12 days ago
Advanced Eye Care Professionals PC - Oak Lawn, IL 60453, IL
, pachymetry, meibography, and fundus photography and OPTOS....
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14 days ago
University of Illinois at Chicago - Chicago, 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...
15 days ago
Eyecare Partners - Calumet City, IL
Overview Ophthalmic Technician This is your opportunity to join one of the areas most recognized leaders in ophthalmology and optometry....
16 days ago
Pearle Vision - Orland Park/Oakbrook Terrace - Villa Park, IL
.* Places contact lens orders, processes shipments, and properly submit invoices for payment.* Takes pride in the appearance of the office and shows initiative in keeping the area clean, organized,...
16 days ago
UW Health Partners - Rockford, IL
We are seeking an Ophthalmic Technician to:* Become a member of an outstanding team of Ophthalmic Technicians and Assistants* Work alongside outstanding Physicians, Fellows, Residents and Medical Students...
16 days ago
University of Chicago Hospitals - Chicago, 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;...
23 days ago
Advanced Eye Care Professionals PC - Oak Lawn, IL
, pachymetry, meibography, and fundus photography....
29 days ago
Retina Services of Illinois, LLC - Highland Park, IL
Prefer at least 2 years experience as a Retinal Ophthalmic Technician....
30+ days ago

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Salary for Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in Illinois

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


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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Ophthalmic Technicians in Illinois 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 Illinois
  • 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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