Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in Virginia

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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Eyecare Partners - Vienna, VA
Tests, Color Plates, Applanation Tonometry, Advanced Refractometry, Angle Assessment, Dilation of Pupils, Contact Lens Evaluations, Visual Field Testing, Optic Nerve Scanning (i.e....
14 days ago
University of Virginia - Charlottesville, VA
Performs visual field testing. Performs ocular motility testing.Performs patient work-ups. Performs additional patient work-ups. Administers ophthalmic drops and ointments....
15 days ago
Vision Innovation Partners - Arlington, VA
Perform pre-exam testing to include visual acuity assessment, including pinhole and glare testing, confrontational visual field testing, assess extra ocular muscles, pupillary evaluation, tonometry,...
17 days ago
Vcu Health System - Richmond, VA
Job Information VCU Health System Ophthalmic Technician - Stony Point in Richmond, Virginia JOB SUMMARY The chief objective of this position: Works up patients for physicians that includes taking medical...
27 days ago
Virginia Commonwealth University Health Systems - Richmond, VA
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire: Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) or Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology...
29 days ago
Quadrant - Warrenton, VA
various testing as needed or ordered by the physician to include HVF, OCT COA/COT certification preferred Must have contact lens experience Excellent customer service, organizational and multi-tasking...
45+ days ago
Quadrant - Lansdowne, VA
skills COA/COT certification preferred Must have contact lens experience Excellent customer service, organizational and multi-tasking skills are needed DUTIES: The Ophthalmic Technician will be responsible...
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Virginia

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Salary for Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in Virginia

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

$41,340

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Ophthalmic Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Ophthalmic Technicians in Virginia 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 Virginia
  • 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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