Optometric Technician Jobs in Alabama

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 Tech - Medical Assistant

  • America's Best
  • Madison, AL
  • 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 Tech - Medical Assistant

  • America's Best
  • Birmingham, AL
  • 16 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....

Health Tech (Optometry)

  • Veterans Health Administration
  • Tuskegee, AL
  • 18 days ago
The Health Technician - Optometry (HT-Optometry) will assist in the delivery of eye care both medical and surgical patients eligible for care at the Central Alabama Health Care System (CAVHCS)...

Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant

  • MyEyeDr
  • Birmingham, AL
  • 28 days ago
Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant Birmingham, AL, USA Req #17628 Tuesday, July 12, 2022 About the role: See yourself starting a new career journey?...

LensCrafters - Optometric Technician

  • Luxottica
  • Mobile, AL
  • 30+ days ago
GENERAL FUNCTION The Optometric Technician creates exceptional value in the lives of our patients by delivering the LensCrafters Experience....

LensCrafters - Optometric Technician

  • Luxottica Group
  • Mobile, AL
  • 90+ days ago
GENERAL FUNCTION The Optometric Technician creates exceptional value in the lives of our patients by delivering the LensCrafters Experience....

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Salary for Optometric Technician Jobs in Alabama

Estimated salary range based on data from US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and iHireOptometry research efforts.

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Highest Education Level

Optometric Technicians in Alabama offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (27.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (24.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.1%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (14.8%)
  • 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 in Alabama
  • 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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