Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in Tennessee

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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Cumberland Eye and Cookeville Eye | EyeSouth Partners - Cookeville, TN 38501, TN
eye muscle function Visual field testing Corneal thickness measurement Corneal curvature measurement Corneal topography Retinal nerve fiber layer measurement Retinal thickness and topography Fluorescein...
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11 days ago Cumberland Eye and Cookeville Eye | EyeSouth Partners
Nash Eyecare - Fairview, TN 37062, TN
We are seeking a highly motivated technician to join our team at Nash Eyecare. We are a growing practice serving the Fairview community and surrounding areas. Excellent communication skills and...
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12 days ago
Mountain Empire Eye Physicians - Bristol, TN
Mountain Empire Eye Physicians, one of northeast Tennessee's premier ophthalmic practices, is seeking to add an Ophthalmic Assistant or Ophthalmic Technician to our clinical team....
19 days ago
Ducklo EyeCare - Nashville, TN
Full-time Ophthalmic technician / frame stylist needed for a progressive private Optometry practice in the Nashville (Vandy/midtown) area. Experience preferred but not required....
23 days ago
Vumc - Nashville, TN
Click here Job Seeker Find A Job Browse Jobs New Job Listings Veterans Quick Subscribe Create an account Schedule A Demo Ophthalmic Technician 2 Job Listing at VUMC in Nashville, TN (Job ID 2000206)...
24 days ago
Vanderbilt Health - Nashville, TN
Ophthalmic Technician, PRN (As Needed) Main Campus Requisition 2005615 Your Role: Performs ophthalmic work up for new and return patients with occasional guidance....
26 days ago
Vanderbilt University Medical Center - Nashville, TN
Ophthalmic Technician, PRN (As Needed) Main Campus Requisition 2005615 Your Role\: Performs ophthalmic work up for new and return patients with occasional guidance....
45+ days ago
Vanderbilt University Medical Center - Nashville, TN
Your Role\: Performs ophthalmic work up for new and returnpatients independently. Performs basic, intermediate, and advancedophthalmic exam techniques including specialized testing. Provides...
90+ days ago
Vanderbilt University Medical Center - Nashville, TN
Your Role\: Performs ophthalmic work up for new and return patients with minimal guidance. Performs basic, intermediate, and advanced ophthalmic exam techniques including specialized testing....
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Tennessee

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Salary for Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in Tennessee

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

$36,340

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Ophthalmic Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Ophthalmic Technicians in Tennessee 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 Tennessee
  • 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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