Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in Massachusetts

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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Mass General Brigham - Boston, 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...
1 day ago
KA Recruiting Inc. - Cambridge, 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. ....
3 days ago
KA Recruiting Inc. - Brookline, 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. ....
3 days ago
KA Recruiting Inc. - Boston, 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. ....
3 days ago
Mass. Eye and Ear (MEE) - Boston, MA
Job Description: Qualifications Current JCAHPO certification as a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant achieved or must be willing to obtain within one year of hire One year experience in a supervised...
6 days ago
Signature Healthcare - Brockton, MA
Responsibilities: ####### Performs Ophthalmic testing for the physician including: Tonometry, Refractometry, OCT, Visual Fields, Pachymetry, peritometry lensometry, auto refractions, fundus photography...
7 days ago
Tufts Medical Center - Brighton, MA
Assists with patient contact lens removal insertion and instilling eye drops as directed by physician....
7 days ago
Lexington Eye Associates - Lexington, MA 02421, 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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Mass General Brigham - Waltham, MA
and keratometry, lensometry, confrontational visual field, pupil and extraocular muscle assessment, tonometry, manifest refraction, Brightness Acuity Test (BAT), Potential Acuity Meter (PAM); performing...
10 days ago
Reliant Medical Group - Worcester, MA
Overview Reliant Medical Group is seeking a Lead Ophthalmic Tech to join our exciting and innovative organization! Department: Surg- Opthalmology Position: Full-time 38.75 hours a week Hours:...
13 days ago
Boston, MA
Ophthalmic Technicians Our practice is looking for talented individuals to serve as Ophthalmic Technicians on our team....
23 days ago
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary - Boston, 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....
23 days ago
Tufts Medical Center - Boston, MA
Assists with patient contact lens removal/ insertion and instilling eye drops as directed by physician....
27 days ago
Tufts Medical Center - Brookline, MA
Assists with patient contact lens removal insertion and instilling eye drops as directed by physician. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1....
27 days ago
K.A. Recruiting - Boston, 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...
28 days ago

Demographic Data for Massachusetts

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Salary for Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in Massachusetts

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

$48,300

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Ophthalmic Technicians in Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts
  • 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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