Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in New York

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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Northwell Health - Flushing, NY
\r Current Ophthalmic Technician Certification preferred, plus specialized certifications as needed. \r 1-3 years of relevant experience, required. \r \r...
2 days ago
Northwell Health - New York, NY
\r Current Ophthalmic Technician Certification preferred, plus specialized certifications as needed. \r 1-3 years of relevant experience, required. \r \r...
7 days ago
Northwell Health - Patchogue, NY
\r\t Current Ophthalmic Technician Certification preferred, plus specialized certifications as needed. \r\t 1-3 years of relevant experience, required. \r \r...
7 days ago
Northwell Health - New York, NY
\r\t Current Ophthalmic Technician Certification preferred, plus specialized certifications as needed. \r\t 1-3 years of relevant experience, required. \r \r...
7 days ago
Northwell Health - Mount Kisco, NY
\r Current Ophthalmic Technician Certification preferred, plus specialized certifications as needed. \r 1-3 years of relevant experience, required. \r \r...
7 days ago
ASSOCIATE OPHTHALMOLOGISTS - New York, NY 10038, NY
Refraction is not required but a plus. Properly coding the exam....
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12 days ago
Saratoga Hospital - Saratoga Springs, NY
Join our new Pediatric Ophthamology Office! Summary of Position: Position provides a range of clinical and administrative services to collect patient data to be used by the ophthalmologist.#...
13 days ago
Be Well Primary Health Care Center, LLC - Brooklyn, NY
Friendly, mature and dedicated Ophthalmic Technician is needed for a busy ophthalmology practice in Brooklyn....
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14 days ago
SUNY Upstate Medical University - Syracuse, NY
Job Information SUNY Upstate Medical University Lead Ophthalmic Technician in Syracuse, New York Lead Ophthalmic Technician Apply now ( Job no:66153 Department:Nursing-Ophthalmology Amb.Care Employer...
22 days ago
Albany Medical Center - Albany, NY
Req. Number: 41487 Category(s): Patient Care Specialty Department: HBD - Ophthalmology Full Time / Part Time: Full time Shift: Day Requirements:
30+ days ago
New York, NY
), recording contact lens specifications, visual acuity checks, automated refraction and automated keratometry, manifest distance and near refractions, Schirmer testing, glare testing, potential acuity...
30+ days ago
PAGNY - Brooklyn, NY
), recording contact lens specifications, visual acuity checks, automated refraction and automated keratometry, manifest distance and near refractions, Schirmer te s ting, glare testing, potential acuity...
30+ days ago
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center - New York, NY
Tests include visual acuity, fundus photography, OCT scans, visual field testing, slit lamp photography, ultrasound and UBM scansYou will also carry out additional activities necessary to provide for...
45+ days ago
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center - New York, NY
Tests include visual acuity, fundus photography, OCT scans, visual field testing, slit lamp photography, ultrasound and UBM scans You will also carry out additional activities necessary to provide for...
45+ days ago
AdvantageCare Physicians - Brooklyn, NY
The Ophthalmic Technician will assist the physician with daily patient care, communication, and workflow....
45+ days ago

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Salary for Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in New York

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

$34,870

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Ophthalmic Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Ophthalmic Technicians in New York 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 New York
  • 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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