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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America's Best - Myrtle Beach, SC
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
America's Best - Bellevue, WA
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
Folsom, CA
Operate the following equipment: Autorefractor, NCT, Lensometry, FDT Visual Fields, and optomap retinal imaging....
2 days ago
Oregon Employment Department - Florence, OR
Contact lens dispensing, instill ocular medications, participate in telephone triage as necessary. Educate patient on eye care and contact lens care....
2 days ago
MyEyeDr - Kernersville, NC
We are seeking an Optometric Technician responsible for prescreening patients and performing a range of vision tests in advance of the Doctor's exam....
2 days ago
Luxottica Group - Wauwatosa, WI
GENERAL FUNCTION The Optometric Technician creates exceptional value in the lives of our patients by delivering the LensCrafters Experience....
1 day ago
MyEyeDr - Mechanicsburg, PA
We are seeking an Optometric Technician responsible for prescreening patients and performing a range of vision tests in advance of the Doctor's exam....
2 days ago
VisionWorks - Hixson, TN
Order (regular and trials), stock, notify patients when their contact lenses are available for dispensing, dispense contact lenses and eyewear using SERVE. 11....
1 day ago
Eye Care Specialists Aurora - Aurora, CO
Apply Now Job Description: Optometric Technician About the Opportunity We are looking for an Optometric Technician to join our growing team!...
20 hours ago
Memorial Eye Center-Sugarland - Sugar Land, TX
Optometric Technician work in conjunction with the doctors to perform activities involving patient care, pre-testing, post-exam duties, FDT testing and maintain the doctors appointment schedule in a...
14 hours ago
Dr. Snow & Durkin - Akron, OH
Optometric Technician work in conjunction with the doctors to perform activities involving patient care, pre-testing, post-exam duties, FDT testing and maintain the doctors appointment schedule in a...
14 hours ago
Vision Care Associates - Youngstown, OH
Optometric Technician work in conjunction with the doctors to perform activities involving patient care, pre-testing, post-exam duties, FDT testing and maintain the doctors appointment schedule in a...
14 hours ago
Family Eye Care Centers-Huron - Huron, OH
Optometric Technician work in conjunction with the doctors to perform activities involving patient care, pre-testing, post-exam duties, FDT testing and maintain the doctors appointment schedule in a...
13 hours ago
Clarkson Eyecare - Snellville, GA
A Part-time Optometric Technician is a valuable asset to an optometrist as they assist in providing excellent patient care to the patients during their visit....
3 days ago
Huntington Beach, CA
We are a professional optometry office in Huntington Beach looking for a full-time optometric technician who will grow with the practice....
1 day ago

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Salary for Optometric Technician Jobs in Ashburn, VA

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

$38,702

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 (27.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (24.1%)
  • Associate's Degree (16.8%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (15.0%)
  • Doctorate Degree (7.6%)
  • Some College (4.7%)
  • Master's Degree (3.1%)
  • 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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