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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Vision Center by Walmart - Pottstown, PA
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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2 days ago Vision Center by Walmart
Eye Care Partners - Frisco, TX
Primary duties will include patient work-ups, taking Optomap photos, OCT testing, Visual Field testing, contact lens teaches, scribing alongside the doctor etc....
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1 day ago Eye Care Partners
DR. LEE SERIA - Lower Burrell, PA
Optometric Office in Lower Burrell is seeking a Part-Time Optometric Technician. Competitive salary based on experience....
1 day ago
EYEPIC Eye Care - Brooklyn, NY
Job responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, assisting our Doctors by pre-testing the patients using state-of-the-art equipment....
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1 day ago EYEPIC Eye Care
UnitedHealth Group Inc. - Marion, IN
Find out what it means to be part of an exceptional company that values its providers, its role in health care, and making a difference one patient at a time. Take a look at American Health...
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UnitedHealth Group - Marion, IN
Find out what it means to be part of an exceptional company that values its providers, its role in health care, and making a difference one patient at a time. Take a look atAmerican Health...
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National Vision Incorporated - Mount Pleasant, SC
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....
3 days ago
America's Best - Union, 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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2 days ago America's Best
CAC Staffing - Fairport, NY
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CAC Staffing - Fairport, NY
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Eyeglass World - Goodyear, 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....
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2 days ago Eyeglass World
VisionWorks - Hanover, MD
Order (regular and trials), stock, notify patients when their contact lenses are available for dispensing, dispense contact lenses and eyewear using SERVE. 11....
3 days ago
Pearle Vision - Reynoldsburg, OH
Job Information Pearle Vision Optometric Technician in Reynoldsburg, Ohio The below Job Description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by associates assigned...
3 days ago
America's Best - Margate, 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....
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1 day ago America's Best
National Vision Incorporated - Bradenton, FL
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....
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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 (28.7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.7%)
  • Associate's Degree (16.5%)
  • Vocational or Certification (15.1%)
  • Doctorate Degree (7.6%)
  • Some College (4.7%)
  • Master's Degree (2.9%)
  • 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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