Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in Seattle, WA

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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Evergreen Eye Center - Auburn, WA (21 miles from Seattle, WA)
Performs accurate and consistent documentation and measurement tasks such as visual acuity, manual lensometry, motility, applanation tonometry, Humphrey Visual Field....
30+ days ago
Lasik Plus - Renton, WA (12 miles from Seattle, WA)
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
Virginia Mason - Seattle, WA
May perform additional tests including, but not limited to: A- or B-scan calculations, Visual Fields, Pachymetry, Corneal Topography, Heidelberg Retina Tomography (HRT) and Optical Coherence Tomography...
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45+ days ago
Cleveland Clinic - Mountlake Terrace, WA (12 miles from Seattle, WA)
At Cleveland Clinic Health System, we believe in a better future for healthcare. And each of us is responsible for honoring our commitment to excellence, pushing the boundaries and transforming...
60+ days ago
University of Washington - Seattle, WA
tonometry, Tonopen, Exophthalmometry, Visual FieldGoldman, Visual FieldHumphrey, Ishihara Color Vision Test, Keratometry, Lensometry, Ocular motility measurements, and Practical microbiology Report...
60+ days ago
Valley Medical Center - Renton, WA (12 miles from Seattle, WA)
Conduct visual field testing according to the accepted standards....
90+ days ago
University of Washington - Seattle, WA
Under general supervision of the Ophthalmic Technician Supervisor or the Eye Institute Manager, the Ophthalmic Technician 1 handles time-consuming clerical responsibilities for physicians during Eye...
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Seattle, WA

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Salary for Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in Seattle, WA

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

$46,340

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Ophthalmic Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Ophthalmic Technicians in Seattle, WA 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 Seattle, WA
  • 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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