Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in Dallas, 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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Key-Whitman Eye Center - Dallas, TX
Busy refractive practice is looking for a full time Ophthalmic Technician. We have offices in Dallas, Plano, and Arlington, Mesquite and Rockwall....
20 days ago
UT Southwestern Medical Center - Dallas, TX
Experience and Education High school graduation or equivalent plus one (1) year of work experience in Ophthalmology (clinical program practicum experience preferred). One (1) year of college...
30+ days ago

Demographic Data for Dallas, TX

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Salary for Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in Dallas, TX

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

$33,970

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Ophthalmic Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Ophthalmic Technicians in Dallas, TX offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (25.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (25.4%)
  • 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 Dallas, 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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