Optometric Technician Jobs in Connecticut

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/Medical Assistant

  • MyEyeDr
  • Waterbury, CT
  • 2 days ago
Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant Waterbury, CT, USA Req #18052 Tuesday, August 9, 2022 About the role: See yourself starting a new career journey?...

Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant

  • MyEyeDr
  • Ridgefield, CT
  • 3 days ago
Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant Ridgefield, CT 06877, USA Req #17987 Monday, August 8, 2022 About the role: See yourself starting a new career journey?...

Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant

  • MyEyeDr
  • New Haven, CT
  • 14 days ago
Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant New Haven, CT, USA Req #17838 Thursday, July 28, 2022 About the role: See yourself starting a new career journey?...

Optometric Tech - Medical Assistant

  • America's Best
  • Norwalk, CT
  • 18 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....

Fiber Optical Technician - Will Train

  • Weatherford International Inc
  • Wallingford, CT
  • 23 days ago
Overview Weatherford is a leading global energy services company. Our world-class experts partner with customers to optimize their resources and realize the full potential of their assets. Across...

Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant

  • MyEyeDr
  • Avon, CT
  • 28 days ago
Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant Avon, CT, USA Req #17660 Thursday, July 14, 2022 About the role: See yourself starting a new career journey?...

Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant

  • MyEyeDr
  • Westport, CT
  • 30+ days ago
Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant Westport, CT, USA Req #17566 Thursday, July 7, 2022 About the role: See yourself starting a new career journey?...

Optometric Technician Job Guilford, CT

  • Talent Care
  • Guilford, CT
  • 45+ days ago
Optometrist as needed during examinations Show patients how to properly care for contact lens Assist the patient in making decisions about frames and lenses Qualifications Optometric Technician required...

Optometric Technician , Ct

  • Vision Source
  • Guilford, CT
  • 45+ days ago
needed during examinations Perform preliminary testing - such as Auto-Refraction, Lensometry, NCT tonometry, and retinal imaging (will train) Interview patients, Document Ocular & Medical History, Record...

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Salary for Optometric Technician Jobs in Connecticut

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 Connecticut 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 Connecticut
  • 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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