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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Wellness Pointe - Longview, TX
Job Description The Optometric Technician will work directly with the Optometrist to provide optimal patient services and flow by accurately ascertaining the necessary required data from patients.Technician...
1 day ago
VisionWorks - Tigard, OR
Order (regular and trials), stock, notify patients when their contact lenses are available for dispensing, dispense contact lenses and eyewear using SERVE. 11....
2 days ago
Henry Ford Hospital - Detroit, MI
Visual Field testing: Perform confrontation visual field and screening tests using automated and/or Frequency Doubling perimetry. Detect central field abnormalities with an Amsler Grid....
1 day ago
Lexington Eye Associates - Westford, MA
We offer our patients a full range of services for all ages that include surgery, eyeglasses, contact lenses and scleral lenses....
2 days ago
National Vision - Lexington, KY
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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National Vision - Clearwater, 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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2 days ago National Vision
National Vision, Inc. - Webster, NY
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
Henry Ford Hospital - West Bloomfield, MI
Visual Field testing: Perform confrontation visual field and screening tests using automated and/or Frequency Doubling perimetry Tonometry: Demonstrate proper aseptic technique and measure intraocular...
10 hours ago
National Vision Incorporated - Gastonia, NC
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 hours ago
Premise Health - Arcadia, SC
We have an opening for a PRN Optometric Technologist to work at our employer health center located in Greer, SC! Premise Health is a leading worksite health and patient engagement company...
5 hours 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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4 hours ago EYEPIC Eye Care
National Vision - Ocoee, 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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4 hours ago National Vision
National Vision - Port St Lucie, 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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4 hours ago National Vision
National Vision - Schenectady, NY
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 National Vision
VisionWorks - Tampa, FL
Order (regular and trials), stock, notify patients when their contact lenses are available for dispensing, dispense contact lenses and eyewear using SERVE. 11....
2 days 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 (29.1%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (16.4%)
  • Vocational or Certification (15.2%)
  • Doctorate Degree (7.6%)
  • Some College (4.6%)
  • 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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