Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in Madison, WI

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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SSM Health - Madison, WI
, keratometry, testing pupil function, tonometry, automated perimetry, evaluation of EOMs (Extra-Ocular Muscle), confrontation visual field testing, and other patient services as requested by the provider...
21 hours ago
UW Health Partners - Madison, WI
We are seeking an Ophthalmic Technician to:* Become a member of an outstanding team of Ophthalmic Technicians and Assistants* Work alongside outstanding Physicians, Fellows, Residents and Medical Students...
2 days ago
Uw Hospital & Clinics - Madison, WI
Job Information UW HOSPITAL & CLINICS Ophthalmic Technician (COT) - 8556 in MADISON, Wisconsin JOB REQUIREMENTS: Ophthalmic Technician (COT) - Ophthalmology - 100% FTE - University Station Clinic -...
25 days ago
UW Health Partners - Madison, WI
We are seeking an Ophthalmic Technician to:* Become a member of an outstanding team of Ophthalmic Technicians and Assistants* Work alongside outstanding Physicians, Fellows, Residents and Medical Students...
30+ days ago

Demographic Data for Madison, WI

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Ophthalmic Technician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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Salary for Ophthalmic Technician Jobs in Madison, WI

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

$45,530

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Ophthalmic Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Ophthalmic Technicians in Madison, WI 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 Madison, WI
  • 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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