Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in Burlington, MA

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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Atrius Health - Norwood, MA (22 miles from Burlington, MA)
Must have basic proficiency in diagnostic and treatment procedures, including visual field testing, contact lenses, and ophthalmic surgery....
21 hours ago
Mass General Brigham - Boston, MA (12 miles from Burlington, MA)
Under the direct supervision of the Chief Ophthalmic Technician and Service/Site Manager assists in the processing of clinical and research patients by performing ophthalmic technical support services...
5 days ago
KA Recruiting Inc. - Cambridge, MA (9 miles from Burlington, MA)
Assists with patient contact lens removal and insertion and instilling eye drops as directed by physician. Assists in orienting and training new ophthalmic technicians. ....
7 days ago
KA Recruiting Inc. - Brookline, MA (13 miles from Burlington, MA)
Assists with patient contact lens removal and insertion and instilling eye drops as directed by physician. Assists in orienting and training new ophthalmic technicians. ....
7 days ago
KA Recruiting Inc. - Boston, MA (12 miles from Burlington, MA)
Assists with patient contact lens removal and insertion and instilling eye drops as directed by physician. Assists in orienting and training new ophthalmic technicians. ....
7 days ago
Tufts Medical Center - Brighton, MA (11 miles from Burlington, MA)
Assists with patient contact lens removal insertion and instilling eye drops as directed by physician....
11 days ago
Lexington Eye Associates - Lexington, MA 02421, MA (4 miles from Burlington, MA)
We offer our patients a full range of ophthalmology and optometry services, from surgery to contact lenses. Our clinical staff play a vital role in patient care....
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13 days ago Lexington Eye Associates
Mass General Brigham - Waltham, MA (8 miles from Burlington, MA)
and keratometry, lensometry, confrontational visual field, pupil and extraocular muscle assessment, tonometry, manifest refraction, Brightness Acuity Test (BAT), Potential Acuity Meter (PAM); performing...
14 days ago
Boston, MA (12 miles from Burlington, MA)
Ophthalmic Technicians Our practice is looking for talented individuals to serve as Ophthalmic Technicians on our team....
26 days ago
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary - Boston, MA (12 miles from Burlington, MA)
Under the direct supervision of the Chief Ophthalmic Technician and Service/Site Manager assists in the processing of patients by performing ophthalmic technical support services....
27 days ago
Tufts Medical Center - Boston, MA (12 miles from Burlington, MA)
Assists with patient contact lens removal/ insertion and instilling eye drops as directed by physician....
30+ days ago
Tufts Medical Center - Brookline, MA (13 miles from Burlington, MA)
Assists with patient contact lens removal insertion and instilling eye drops as directed by physician. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1....
30+ days ago
K.A. Recruiting - Boston, MA (12 miles from Burlington, MA)
Assists with patient contact lens removal and insertion and instilling eye drops as directed by physician. Assists in orienting and training new ophthalmic technicians. . JOB ID: KD3...
30+ days ago
K.A. Recruiting - Cambridge, MA (9 miles from Burlington, MA)
Assists with patient contact lens removal and insertion and instilling eye drops as directed by physician. Assists in orienting and training new ophthalmic technicians. . JOB ID: KD33...
30+ days ago
K.A. Recruiting - Brookline, MA (13 miles from Burlington, MA)
Assists with patient contact lens removal and insertion and instilling eye drops as directed by physician. Assists in orienting and training new ophthalmic technicians. . JOB ID: KD3...
30+ days ago

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Salary for Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in Burlington, MA

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

$48,300

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Highest Education Level

Ophthalmic Technicians in Burlington, MA 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 Burlington, MA
  • 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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