Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in Montana

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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Billings Clinic - Billings, MT
Ophthalmic Technician Non-Exempt req597 Day Full-Time (.75 or greater) M-F 800-5 1.00 = 80 hours Ophthalmic Technician primary job function is to work with the ophthalmologist to provide exceptional...
60+ days ago

Demographic Data for Montana

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


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Salary for Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in Montana

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

$33,970

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Ophthalmic Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Ophthalmic Technicians in Montana 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 Montana
  • 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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