Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in Columbus, OH

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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Ophthalmic Surgeons & Consultants of Ohio, Inc. - Columbus, OH
Our busy Columbus, Ohio practice is seeking an Ophthalmic Technician who is looking to expand their knowledge, gain valuable experience, and build meaningful relationships....
16 days ago

Demographic Data for Columbus, OH

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Salary for Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in Columbus, OH

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

$42,300

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Ophthalmic Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Ophthalmic Technicians in Columbus, OH 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 Columbus, OH
  • 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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