Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in Missouri

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 - Des Peres, MO
An Ophthalmic Technician is able to handle a wide range of duties while using equipment to perform the initial testing needed to prepare a patient for an exam with an Ophthalmologist....
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Eye Care Partners - Des Peres, MO
An Ophthalmic Technician is a valuable asset to an Ophthalmologist as they assist in providing excellent patient care to the patients during their visit....
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8 days ago Eye Care Partners
Mattax Neu Prater Eye Center, Inc. - Springfield, MO
Mattax Neu Prater Eye Center, The Best in Sight, has a Full-time Ophthalmic Technician/Assistant opening....
15 days ago
Mattax Neu Prater Eye Center - Springfield, MO
Mattax Neu Prater Eye Center, The Best in Sight, has a Full-time Ophthalmic Technician/Assistant opening....
30+ days ago
Washington University School of Medicine - Saint Louis, MO
RESPONSIBILITIES: Must be able to perform all duties of the ophthalmic assistant in addition to the duties listed below: Performs wide range of diagnostic testing including but not limited to: visual fields, tonometry...
45+ days ago
Saint Louis University - Saint Louis, MO
Technician (COT): High school diploma, plus certification as a Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) from the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO); supplemented with...
45+ days ago

Demographic Data for Missouri

Moving to Missouri? Find some basic demographic data about Missouri below.


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Salary for Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in Missouri

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

$35,400

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Ophthalmic Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Ophthalmic Technicians in Missouri 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 Missouri
  • 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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