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 - Towson, MD
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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AEG Vision - Highland, 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...
1 day ago
Folsom, CA
Under supervision, perform a variety of tasks related to daily Lab operations, surface process or finishing process according to department production guidelines. Essential Functions Select...
1 day ago
MyEyeDr - Chambersburg, PA
We are seeking an Optometric Technician responsible for prescreening the patients and performing any special tests in advance of the Doctor's exam. 1-3 years of related experience within a similar office...
12 hours ago
Aeg Vision - Cleveland, OH
Get similar jobs sent to your email Save Job Details Optometric Technician work in conjunction with the doctors to perform activities involving patient care, pre-testing, post-exam duties, FDT testing...
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Luxottica Group - Bloomingdale, IL
importance of an annual eye exam; deliver best in class TAB (The Appointment Book) performance Attract new patients to the practice Lead through the OD labor model, assign someone to Pre-test patients...
1 day ago
Medford, OR
Optician / Optometry Tech needed for fast paced office. This individual must be a good team player, friendly, and self-motivated. Experience preferred, but not required. Starting pay $16.00 and up...
1 day ago
Cincinnati, OH
My optometry practice in Oakley is looking for a technician to pretest patients and run specialty tests (photographs, visual field exams, OCT scans). It is a full-time job with benefits. The hours...
5 hours ago
Lancesoft India Pvt Limited - Fairport, NY
Please contact me (Parag) on ..., or email at [ Email address blocked ] - Click here to apply to Staffing - Optical Technician I for more details, if you are interested in below position. Thanks!...
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MEDNAX Medical - Kirkland, WA
Perform visual field test, tonometry, topography, auto refraction, pachymetry, schirmer tear test, color vision test, stereo test and manifest refractions....
5 hours ago
Eyeglass World - Ocala, 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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Eyeglass World - 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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10 hours ago Eyeglass World
Valley Health - Winchester, VA
lens information to the patient; maintaining and cleaning ophthalmic instruments; assisting the ophthalmologist in basic procedures....
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Eyemart Express - Greenville, NC
Optical Lab Manager - Full-Time - Greenville, NC #178 Location: Greenville, NC Optical Lab Manager Are you looking for a career that will bring you home? A career with a company that has one of...
2 days ago
Dripping Springs, TX
OPTOMETRIC TECHNICIAN is involved in patient scheduling, preliminary and special testing, front desk tasks, contact lens training, and other tasks as requested by the doctors....
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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 (28.5%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.8%)
  • Associate's Degree (16.6%)
  • Vocational or Certification (15.0%)
  • Doctorate Degree (7.6%)
  • Some College (4.7%)
  • Master's Degree (3.0%)
  • 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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