Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in Michigan

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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Eye Care Partners - Wyandotte, MI
Byrd and Wyandotte Eye Clinic are hiring for an Ophthalmic Technician....
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Grosse Pointe Eye Center - Detroit, MI
Looking for Part-Time (3 1/2 days) Dispensing Optician and/or Ophthalmic Technician with some Optical experience. We can train....
11 days ago
Eye Care Partners - Wyandotte, MI
Byrd and Wyandotte Eye Clinic is hiring an Ophthalmic Technician! This is a part time position for 2-3 days per week....
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14 days ago Eye Care Partners
Associated Retinal Consultants - Traverse City, MI
field testing and patient education as directed by Physician....
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17 days ago
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, MI
Ophthalmic Technician Assoc University of Michigan - Ann Arbor Application Apply on Employer's Site The application opened in a new tab....
17 days ago
Associated Retinal Consultants - Petoskey, MI
field testing and patient education as directed by Physician....
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21 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....
27 days ago
Michigan Eye Institute - Flint, MI
/liliComprehension of the principles of optics, refraction, and contact lenses./liliAble to perform comprehensive work ups on four patients per hour....
30+ days ago
Associated Retinal Consultants - Livonia, MI
field testing and patient education as directed by Physician....
30+ days ago
Bayne Optical - Grosse Pointe, MI
We are looking for an Optometric or Ophthalmic Technician that is a compassionate, motivated team player who enjoys serving others while working in a fast-paced environment....
30+ days ago
Associated Retinal Consultants - Livonia, MI
field testing and patient education as directed by Physician....
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45+ days ago
Associated Retinal Consultants - Royal Oak, MI
field testing and patient education as directed by Physician....
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45+ days ago
Beaumont Health - Royal Oak, MI
General Summary: The Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) uses ophthalmic techniques to perform preliminary work-ups for patients of the Beaumont Eye Institute physicians....
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Michigan

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Salary for Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in Michigan

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

$37,400

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Ophthalmic Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Ophthalmic Technicians in Michigan 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 Michigan
  • 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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