Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in Austin, TX

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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BAYLOR SCOTT & WHITE - Round Rock, TX (22 miles from Austin, TX)
Performs testing to include visual acuity measurement, lensometry, testing pupil function, ocular motility, tonometry, confrontation visual field testing and other patient services as requested by the...
4 hours ago
Ascension - Austin, TX
Teaches proper contact lens care to insure proper insertion and removal and proper sanitary conditions....
2 days ago
Eye Institute of Austin - Austin, TX
Accurately performs: - Refractions - Lensometry - Keratometry - Tonometry - Visual Fields - Amslers - Muscle Testing - Pupil Exams - Topography Scribes readily when doctor desires....
2 days ago
Baylor Scott & White Health - Austin, TX
Performs testing to include visual acuity measurement, lensometry, testing pupil function, ocular motility, tonometry, confrontation visual field testing and other patient services as requested by the...
23 days ago
Baylor Scott & White Health - Austin, TX
Performs testing to include visual acuity measurement, lensometry, testing pupil function, ocular motility, tonometry, confrontation visual field testing and other patient services as requested by the...
26 days ago
Digital Diagnostics Incorporated - Austin, TX
Requirements: Credentialed by JCAHPO for Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT-T1 minimum) or Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT)....
26 days ago
Lasik Plus - Austin, TX
Job Responsibilities As an Ophthalmic Technician, you will be responsible for pre and post-operative care to patients by following standard operating procedures, and preparing patients for treatment...
30+ days ago
Baylor Scott & White Health - Round Rock, TX (22 miles from Austin, TX)
Performs testing to include visual acuity measurement, lensometry, testing pupil function, ocular motility, tonometry, confrontation visual field testing and other patient services as requested by the...
90+ days ago

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Salary for Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in Austin, TX

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

$34,900

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Ophthalmic Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Ophthalmic Technicians in Austin, TX 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 Austin, TX
  • 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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