Optometric Technician Jobs in California

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 Technician

  • San Dimas Optometry
  • San Dimas, CA
  • 1 day ago
What You Will Do: auto refractor, NCT tonometer, visual fields, OCT, blood pressure, health history, auto lensometry, contact lens dispensing and training....

Optical Technician

  • Upland, CA
  • 1 day ago
As an optical technician in our practice, youll be: delivering exceptional customer service in collaboration with dedicated team members; taking measurements and fitting eyeglasses and contact lenses...

Optometric Tech - Medical Assistant - Bilingual

  • America's Best
  • Temecula, CA
  • 1 day 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....

Engineering Optical Technician

  • Tesla
  • Fremont, CA
  • 4 days ago
The Role Tesla is looking for an exceptional Engineering Technician to help create the next generation of the world's finest solar roof. You will facilitate the outdoor evaluation of solar roof...

Optometric Technician - Southern California

  • Acuity Eye Group - Southern California
  • Encinitas, CA
  • 4 days ago
Perform a Refraction. Required: High school diploma, GED or equivalent. At least one (1) year of medical experience. Preferred: COA or COT Experience in the Ophthalmic or Optometric Industry....

Optical Technician L5

  • VSP Global
  • Folsom, CA
  • 6 days ago
May perform a variety of tasks related to production control, order processing, material selection, surfacing, coating, finishing, and shipping. Essential Functions May perform the following...

Optical Technician (Test, Manufacturing)

  • Paramit
  • Morgan Hill, CA
  • 7 days ago
Paramit is a rapidly growing international medical device contract design and manufacturing company that designs and manufactures high-quality medical and life sciences instruments. Headquartered...

Contact Lens Technician

  • Vansuch Optometric, Inc.
  • Orange, CA
  • 7 days ago
lenses Fluency in both English and Spanish preferred Reliable form of transportation Availability during the office's hours of operation Hours of Operation This full time position requires a 40 hour...

Optometric Technician

  • Vansuch Optometric, Inc.
  • Orange, CA
  • 7 days ago
Join our Vision Team! Thrive in the field of Eyecare with one of Orange Countys leading Optometrists, Joseph Vansuch, O.D. - established over 40 years Gain knowledge and experience serving...

Optical Technician I

  • Epsilon Systems Inc
  • San Diego, CA
  • 7 days ago
Optical Technician I Company: Epsilon Systems Inc Location: San Diego Posted on: August 2, 2022 Job Description: Epsilon Systems Solutions, Inc. is seeking a full-time Optical Technician I in San...

Optical Technician L2

  • VSP Global
  • Folsom, CA
  • 10 days ago
May perform a variety of tasks related to material selection, order processing, surfacing, coating, and/or finishing. May perform the following duties depending on assigned function: Stock lens...

Optometric Technician - Southern California

  • Acuity Eye Group - Southern California
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • 11 days ago
Perform a Refraction. Required: High school diploma, GED or equivalent. At least one (1) year of medical experience. Preferred: COA or COT Experience in the Ophthalmic or Optometric Industry....

Optometric Technician - Southern California

  • Acuity Eye Group - Southern California
  • Palm Desert, CA
  • 11 days ago
Perform a Refraction. Required: High school diploma, GED or equivalent. At least one (1) year of medical experience. Preferred: COA or COT Experience in the Ophthalmic or Optometric Industry....

Optometric Technician - Southern California

  • Acuity Eye Group - Southern California
  • Huntington Beach, CA
  • 11 days ago
Perform a Refraction. Required: High school diploma, GED or equivalent. At least one (1) year of medical experience. Preferred: COA or COT Experience in the Ophthalmic or Optometric Industry....

Optometric Tech - Medical Assistant - Bilingual

  • Eyeglass World
  • Lemon Grove, CA
  • 13 days ago
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 in California

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometric Technicians in California 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 California
  • 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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