Optometric Technician Jobs

These eye care professionals perform a variety of tasks to assist the optometrist in vision assessment and corrective procedures. An optometric technician’s job description may also involve recording patient medical histories and preparing patients for eye exams as well as assisting with eye exercises and vision therapy.

The median salary for an optometric technician is $29,382 according to Payscale, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects faster than average job growth for medical assistants in general at 15%+ through 2026.

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National Vision Incorporated - Moses Lake, WA
. * Conduct accurate and timely pre-testing of patients. * Process and understand managed care plans. * Schedule and confirm appointments, follow-up visits and classes. * File all patient records daily...
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America's Best - Santa Rosa, CA
Promote visual field testing and retinal screenings to eligible patients. Perform exam pre-screening. Review prescriptions and/or patient information carefully and identifie special needs....
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America's Best - Howell, NJ
Promote visual field testing and retinal screenings to eligible patients. Perform exam pre-screening. Review prescriptions and/or patient information carefully and identifie special needs....
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National Vision Incorporated - Jacksonville, FL
. * Promote visual field testing and retinal screenings to eligible patients. * Perform exam pre-screening. * Review prescriptions and/or patient information carefully and identifie special needs....
3 days ago
Lafayette, CO
The Optometric Technician works among a team of associates to deliver an outstanding patient care experience to everyone who visits the office....
3 days ago
Eyemart Express LLC - Kennewick, WA
Optical Lab Manager Are you looking for a career that will bring you home? A career with a company that has one of the absolute best store leadership teams on the planet?! Well, you just found it!...
3 days ago
America's Best - Fort Wayne, IN
Promote visual field testing and retinal screenings to eligible patients. Perform exam pre-screening. Review prescriptions and/or patient information carefully and identifie special needs....
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America's Best - Lakewood, CO
Promote visual field testing and retinal screenings to eligible patients. Perform exam pre-screening. Review prescriptions and/or patient information carefully and identifie special needs....
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America's Best - Oak Creek, WI
Promote visual field testing and retinal screenings to eligible patients. Perform exam pre-screening. Review prescriptions and/or patient information carefully and identifie special needs....
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National Vision - Phoenix, AZ
Promotes visual field testing and retinal screenings to eligible patients. Performs exam pre-screening. Reviews prescriptions and/or patient information carefully and identifies special needs....
2 days ago
MyEyeDr - Des Plaines, IL
Optometric Technician MyEyeDr. is a high-growth, premier healthcare company: a total vision care concept with a unique retail experience....
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America's Best - Columbus, OH
Promote visual field testing and retinal screenings to eligible patients. Perform exam pre-screening. Review prescriptions and/or patient information carefully and identifie special needs....
3 days ago
National Vision Incorporated - Roanoke, VA
. * Promote visual field testing and retinal screenings to eligible patients. * Perform exam pre-screening. * Review prescriptions and/or patient information carefully and identifie special needs....
1 day ago
Yakima, WA
photography, glaucoma workups, contact lens teaching - Assisting doctors during exam process - Complete pre-exam paperwork as required - Order and maintain supplies and pharmaceuticals needed by doctors...
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VSP Global - Sacramento, CA
VSP Global is comprised of five complementary businesses that combine high-quality eye care insurance, high-fashion eyewear, customized lenses, ophthalmic technology and retail solutions, with...
6 hours ago

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Salary for Optometric Technician Jobs Nationwide

This is the average annual salary for Optometric Technician jobs nationwide as reported by the BLS.

$31,545

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometric Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometric Technicians offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (28.2%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.9%)
  • Associate's Degree (16.8%)
  • Vocational or Certification (15.0%)
  • Doctorate Degree (7.6%)
  • Some College (4.6%)
  • Master's Degree (3.1%)
  • Some High School (0.8%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Optometric Technicians
  • 1-2 years (25.9%)
  • 2-4 years (22.2%)
  • Less than 1 year (18.5%)
  • None (11.1%)
  • 10+ years (7.4%)
  • 4-6 years (7.4%)
  • 6-8 years (7.4%)

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