Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in Ann Arbor, MI

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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University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, MI
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11 days ago
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, MI
Responsibilities* Perform the duties of an ophthalmic technician as well as: Required Qualifications* ASSOCIATE LEVEL REQUIREMENTS INTERMEDIATE LEVEL REQUIREMENTS SENIOR LEVEL REQUIREMENTS: Desired...
14 days ago
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor - Ann Arbor, MI
Successful completion of Michigan Medicines 12-week training program is required or some experience as an Ophthalmic Technician is required....
21 days ago

Demographic Data for Ann Arbor, MI

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Salary for Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in Ann Arbor, MI

This is the average annual salary for Ophthalmic Technician jobs in Ann Arbor, MI as reported by the BLS.

$38,860

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Ophthalmic Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Ophthalmic Technicians in Ann Arbor, MI offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (25.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (25.4%)
  • 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 Ann Arbor, MI
  • 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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