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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MyEyeDr - Watertown, CT
We are seeking an Optometric Technician responsible for prescreening the patients and performing any special tests in advance of the Doctor's exam. 1-3 years of related experience within a similar office...
13 hours ago
Farmington, CT
Medical based Optometrist's office looking for an experienced technician to join our team. Optometry or medical background preferred. Will train the right candidate. Our ideal team player will be...
6 days ago
MyEyeDr - Winsted, CT
We are seeking an Optometric Technician responsible for prescreening the patients and performing any special tests in advance of the Doctor's exam. 1-3 years of related experience within a similar office...
9 days ago
Asml United States Incorporated - Wilton, CT
Optical Technician - Early Career @ASML Wilton, CT Share Posted Today Apply Now Processing... Email Job Apply Now Processing... Email Job Job Description Optical Technician - Early Career @ASML...
30+ days ago
Asml United States Incorporated - Wilton, CT
Optical Technician - Experienced @ASML Wilton, CT Share Posted Today Apply Now Processing... Email Job Apply Now Processing... Email Job Job Description Optical Technician - Experienced @ASML...
30+ days ago

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Salary for Optometric Technician Jobs in Connecticut

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

$41,854

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometric Technicians in Connecticut offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (28.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (16.4%)
  • Vocational or Certification (15.1%)
  • Doctorate Degree (7.6%)
  • Some College (4.6%)
  • 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 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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