Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in North Carolina

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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Chapel Hill Ophthalmology - Chapel Hill, NC
, and visual field testing....
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3 days ago Chapel Hill Ophthalmology
Durham, NC
The Duke Eye Center, main campus Hudson 2 clinic is looking for experienced Certified Ophthalmic /Technicians to work in a fast paced multi-specialty clinic....
6 days ago
Metrolina Eye Associates - Charlotte, NC
, Corneal Topography, Optical Coherence Tomography, Tonometry, Tear Osmolarity Testing, Muscle Fields, Pupil Exams, Fundus Photography and Refracting....
12 days ago
Carolina Cataract and Laser Center - Raleigh, NC
Cataract Practice looking for a certified Ophthalmic Technician. This is a very busy practice with some travel involved....
14 days ago
Carolina Cataract and Laser Center - Raleigh, NC
Experienced technician needed in a very busy Ophthalmology practice. Certification would be very beneficial. This position will include some travel to outlying offices on a weekly basis. Salary...
14 days ago
Chapel Hill Ophthalmology - Chapel Hill, NC
, and visual field testing....
15 days ago
Charles W. Titone, MD - Greenville, NC
Visual fields testing with Humphrey automated perimeter. Perform pre LASIK testing. Perform tonometry. Perform confrontation visual fields. Check for color vision defects....
17 days ago
Charlotte Eye Ear Nose and Throat Associates - Charlotte, NC
procedures and processes in accordance to CEENTA standards utilizing: (may vary by specialty and/ or physician) A- Scan Immersion / Contact and Non-Contact External photography Slit lamp photography OCT Topography...
26 days ago
Pinnacle Retina - Greensboro, NC
Full Time Ophthalmic Technician needed in the growing healthcare field - training available....
29 days ago
Wake Forest Baptist Health Eye Center - Greensboro, NC
,instilling ocular medication, visual field testing. 2....
30+ days ago
Charlotte Eye Ear Nose and Throat Associates - Charlotte, NC
Certificates and License: Valid and active certificate from JCAHPO as a Certified Ophthalmic Technician or as a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant is a plus but is NOT required....
30+ days ago
Charlotte Eye Ear Nose and Throat Associates - Belmont, NC
We are currently looking for an Ophthalmic Technician. The position is full time and would provide clinical coverage and assist with surgery scheduling....
30+ days ago
Charlotte Eye Ear Nose and Throat Associates - Charlotte, NC
Provide education and instruction on the use and maintenance of contact lenses (when appropriate). Maintain OSHA standards to ensure a sterilized and safe environment....
30+ days ago
UNC Health - Raleigh, NC
field tests, fundus photography, ocular motility tests; color vision tests; pharmacological pupil tests; A-Scan and B-Scan, applanation tonometry and pupil testing for size, equality and reaction prior...
60+ days ago
UNC Health - Chapel Hill, NC
field tests, fundus photography, ocular motility tests; color vision tests; pharmacological pupil tests; A-Scan and B-Scan, applanation tonometry and pupil testing for size, equality and reaction prior...
60+ days ago

Demographic Data for North Carolina

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Salary for Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in North Carolina

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

$36,030

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Ophthalmic Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Ophthalmic Technicians in North Carolina 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 North Carolina
  • 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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