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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Vision Center by Walmart - Oceanside, CA
Conduct accurate and timely pre-testing of patients. Process and understand managed care plans. Schedule and confirm appointments, follow-up visits and classes....
6 days ago
Vision Center by Walmart - San Diego, CA
Conduct accurate and timely pre-testing of patients. Process and understand managed care plans. Schedule and confirm appointments, follow-up visits and classes....
6 days ago
America's Best - Santa Rosa, CA
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....
10 days ago
Modesto, CA
Job Information NorthWest Industrial Staffing Surface Optical Technician in Modesto, California You will be working in a production environment, and making glasses for our customers from the lens...
11 days ago
Kaiser Permanente - La Mesa, CA
Provides orientation classes and educational literature to new contact lens wearers, Adjusts and modifies contact lenses according to prescriptions and polishes contact lenses as required....
11 days ago
Brinley & Soltanmorad Optometry, Inc - Long Beach, CA
Mulitligual (spanish-speaking) Optometric Technician needed to come join our practice and play a vital role in the delivery of eyecare as an optometric technician/office assistant....
12 days ago
Vision Center by Walmart - San Diego, CA
Conduct accurate and timely pre-testing of patients. Process and understand managed care plans. Schedule and confirm appointments, follow-up visits and classes....
13 days ago
National Vision Incorporated - Escondido, CA
Job Information National Vision Optical Lab Manager in Escondido, California The Lab Manager seeks to make the world's happiest customers by providing a seamless experience throughout the...
17 days ago
Confidential Client - Susanville, CA
selection, dispensing and fitting of corrective lenses and/or contact lenses when medically necessary and approved by the Institution/Facility CEO/CME or designee); (e) Ongoing evaluation and prognostication...
19 days ago
Shank Sourcing Talent - Jamestown, CA
Job Summary Are you always following the latest trends in eyewear, and are you fascinated with the way corrective lenses work or the optical industry? If so, we may have the right job for you as...
19 days ago
United Health Centers Of The San Joaquin Valley - Corcoran, CA
The optometry OT is also responsible for helping assist patients in the optical area with the fitting, ordering and dispensing of eyeglasses or contact lenses as directed by the optometrist....
20 days ago
Eyeglass World - Escondido, CA
Company Description At National Vision, we believe everyone deserves to see their best to live their best. We help people by making quality eye care and eyewear more affordable and accessible. As...
27 days ago
America's Best - Santee, CA
Company Description At National Vision, we believe everyone deserves to see their best to live their best. We help people by making quality eye care and eyewear more affordable and accessible. As...
45+ days ago
Eyemart Express LLC - Bakersfield, CA
Optical Lab Manager Are you looking for a career that will bring you home? A career with a company that has one of the absolute best store leadership teams on the planet?! Well, you just found it!...
60+ days ago
Southwestern Community College - Chula Vista, CA
Part-Time Optical Technician Instructor Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening....
90+ days ago

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Salary for Optometric Technician Jobs in California

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

$33,780

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometric Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometric Technicians in California offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (28.7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.7%)
  • Associate's Degree (16.5%)
  • Vocational or Certification (15.1%)
  • Doctorate Degree (7.6%)
  • Some College (4.7%)
  • Master's Degree (2.9%)
  • Some High School (0.8%)

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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