Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in Baltimore, MD

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 - Baltimore, MD
Performs initial work-up and specialized examinations of the eye as directed by ophthalmologist. Assists ophthalmologist with clinical examination and surgical procedures as directed. Essential...
19 days ago
Kaiser Permanente - Glen Burnie, MD (8 miles from Baltimore, MD)
Performs initial work-up and specialized examinations of the eye as directed by ophthalmologist. Assists ophthalmologist with clinical examination and surgical procedures as directed. Essential...
21 days ago
Vision Innovation Partners - Baltimore, MD
Perform pre-exam testing to include visual acuity assessment, including pinhole and glare testing, confrontational visual field testing, assess extra ocular muscles, pupillary evaluation, tonometry,...
21 days ago
Vision Innovation Partners - Elkridge, MD (9 miles from Baltimore, MD)
Perform pre-exam testing to include visual acuity assessment, including pinhole and glare testing, confrontational visual field testing, assess extra ocular muscles, pupillary evaluation, tonometry,...
21 days ago
LifeBridge Health - Baltimore, MD
Summary Under moderate supervision performs visual testing of patients for detection of eye disease, obtains patients histories and performs diagnostic testing Education/Knowledge: Basic...
22 days ago
Johns Hopkins University - Columbia, MD (15 miles from Baltimore, MD)
Performs Humphrey visual field testing; refers patients for further testing where appropriate. Performs OCT testing. Performs IOL Master measurements to prepare patients for cataract surgery....
30+ days ago
Johns Hopkins University - Columbia, MD (15 miles from Baltimore, MD)
Instruct patients in contact lens care, insertion and removal....
30+ days ago
John Hopkins University - Columbia, MD (15 miles from Baltimore, MD)
Recommended skills Tetanus Measles Diphtheria Corneal Pachymetry Stereopsis Visual Field Tests...
30+ days ago
Professional Vision of Ellicott City - Ellicott City, MD (9 miles from Baltimore, MD)
Demonstrate expert knowledge of various contacts including training for insertion and removal Experience A minimum of one (1) year of experience as an Ophthalmic technician is required....
30+ days ago
Johns Hopkins University - Baltimore, MD
Instruct patients in contact lens care, insertion and removal....
45+ days ago
Pediatric Eye Care of Maryland - Baltimore, MD
Assist with contact lens fitting, run a Humphrey visual field test, and take fundus photographs. Document a complete ocular and medical history in the chart....
45+ days ago

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Salary for Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in Baltimore, MD

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

$46,250

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Ophthalmic Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Ophthalmic Technicians in Baltimore, MD 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 Baltimore, MD
  • 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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