Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in South 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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Palmetto Retina Center - West Columbia, SC
Ideal candidate should have 1+ years of experience as an ophthalmic technician, can multi-task and has the ability to work independently as well as with others....
17 hours ago
Sungate Medical Group - Bluffton, SC 29910, SC
, pachymetry, fundus photography, VEP/ERG, IOL master, Cassini plus, lensometry, keratometry and refractions on phoropter....
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Medical University of South Carolina - Charleston, SC
Entity/Organization: MUHA (Medical University Hospital Authority/Medical Center) Hours per week: 40 Scheduled Work Hours/Shift: 8a-4p Fair Labor Standards Act Status: Hourly Job Summary/Purpose :...
8 days ago
Medical University of South Carolina - Mount Pleasant, SC
Performs basic slit-lamp exam, visual fields, color vision tests, lensometry, tonometry, keratometry, and refractometry. Assists with office surgical procedures....
8 days ago
Medical University of South Carolina - Charleston, SC
Entity/Organization: MUHA (Medical University Hospital Authority/Medical Center) Hours per week: 40 Scheduled Work Hours/Shift: M-F Days Fair Labor Standards Act Status: Hourly Job Summary/Purpose...
8 days ago
Medical University of South Carolina - Charleston, SC
Performs basic slit lamp exams, visual fields, color vision testing, lensometry, tonometry, keratometry, refractometry, manual Ks, IOL. Master, topography, fundus photography, and OCTs....
8 days ago
Medical University of South Carolina - Charleston, SC
Performs basic slit lamp exams, visual fields, color vision testing, lensometry, tonometry, keratometry, refractometry, manual Ks, IOL. Master, topography, fundus photography, and OCTs....
14 days ago
Medical University of South Carolina - Charleston, SC
Job Information Medical University of South Carolina MUHA EC12 - Non-Certified Ophthalmic Assistant - Storm Eye in Charleston, South Carolina Entity/Organization: MUHA (Medical University Hospital...
16 days ago

Demographic Data for South Carolina

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Salary for Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in South Carolina

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

$37,310

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Ophthalmic Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Ophthalmic Technicians in South 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 South 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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