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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Optometric Technician

  • Orlando, FL
  • 3 days ago

equivalent required Any area of the industry experience (optometric technician/assistant, optician, optical assistant, optometric front desk receptionist) preferred, with optometric technician experience...

Supports contact lens exams and orders, including but not limited to contact lens care, trial inventory and patient orders....

Optometric Technician Job Avondale, AZ

  • Talent Care
  • Avondale, AZ
  • 3 days ago

lens use and care Accurately document exam and procedure details into the electronic system List all appropriate diagnoses and symptoms as well as follow-up instructions and prescriptions as directed...

Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant

  • MyEyeDr
  • Lubbock, TX
  • 3 days ago

Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant TX-Lubbock-Indiana Ave, 3104 Indiana Ave, Lubbock, Texas, United States of America Req #17464 Tuesday, June 28, 2022 About the role: See yourself starting a new...

Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant

  • MyEyeDr
  • Houston, TX
  • 3 days ago

Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant TX-Houston-South Voss, 1635 South Voss Road, Houston, Texas, United States of America Req #17469 Tuesday, June 28, 2022 About the role: See yourself starting...

Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant

  • MyEyeDr
  • Palm Coast, FL
  • 3 days ago

Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant Palm Coast, FL, USA Req #17471 Tuesday, June 28, 2022 About the role: See yourself starting a new career journey?...

Optometric Tech - Medical Assistant

  • America's Best
  • Cary, NC
  • 2 days ago

Promote visual field testing and retinal screenings to eligible patients. Perform exam pre-screening. Review prescriptions and/or patient information carefully and identify special needs....

Optometric Technician

  • VisionWorks
  • Bloomington, IN
  • 2 days ago

Optometric Technician Bloomington, IN, USA Indiana, USA Store 500, College Mall, Bloomington, Indiana, United States of America Req #24841 Tuesday, June 28, 2022 About Us: Want to bring the care back...

Entry Level Optical Technician

  • Selectemp
  • Eugene, OR
  • 1 day ago

Level Optical Technician: Gather & re-verify all patient medical, ocular & surgical history Check visual acuities, retinal imaging Check pressures for glaucoma screening Check blood pressure & pulse Pre-test...

Lenscrafters - Optometric Technician

  • Lenscrafters Incorporated
  • Mobile, AL
  • 1 day ago

GENERAL FUNCTION _The Optometric Technician creates exceptional value in the lives of our patients by delivering the LensCrafters Experience....

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Optometric Technician / Recemtionist

  • FrederickEyeDr
  • Frederick, MD
  • 1 day ago

. * Pre-testing patient’s vision with the Auto-refractor, NCT, and Optomap. * Teaching contact lens care (insertion and removal classes) * Taking Payments * Opening and Closing office...

Optometric Technician - Medical Assistant - Bilingual

  • National Vision Incorporated
  • Independence, MO
  • 1 day ago

Promote visual field testing and retinal screenings to eligible patients. Perform exam pre-screening. Review prescriptions and/or patient information carefully and identify special needs....

Optometric Technician

  • Eyecare Consultants
  • Aurora, CO
  • 1 day ago

JOB DETAILS LOCATION Centennial, CO POSTED 1 day ago Description Optometric Technicians work in conjunction with the doctors to perform activities involving patient care, pre-testing, post-exam duties...

Optometric Tech - Medical Assistant

  • Eyeglass World
  • Auburn Hills, MI
  • 16 hours ago

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....

Optometric Tech - Medical Assistant

  • America's Best
  • Macon, GA
  • 16 hours ago

Promote visual field testing and retinal screenings to eligible patients. Perform exam pre-screening. Review prescriptions and/or patient information carefully and identify special needs....

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Salary for Optometric Technician Jobs Nationwide

This is the average annual salary for Optometric Technician jobs in Ashburn, VA as reported by the BLS.

$39,800

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 (27.5%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (24.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.0%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (14.9%)
  • Doctorate Degree (7.5%)
  • Some College (4.7%)
  • Master's Degree (3.2%)
  • Some High School (0.7%)

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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