Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in Iowa

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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Wolfe Eye Clinic - Hiawatha, IA
Perform visual field testing. Measure eye pressure. Take diagnostic images such as OCTs. Conduct lensometry assessments. Disinfect and maintain clinical equipment....
9 days ago
Wolfe Eye Clinic - WDM, IA
Perform visual field testing. Measure eye pressure. Take diagnostic images such as OCTs. Conduct lensometry assessments. Disinfect and maintain clinical equipment....
30+ days ago
Lasik Plus - WDM, IA
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...
30+ days ago

Demographic Data for Iowa

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Salary for Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in Iowa

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

$36,080

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Ophthalmic Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Ophthalmic Technicians in Iowa 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 Iowa
  • 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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