Optometric Technician Jobs in Ocala, FL

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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Health Technician (Optometry)

  • Veterans Health Administration
  • The Villages, FL (20 miles from Ocala, FL)
  • 5 days ago
lens insertion, removal and hygiene (cleaning and disinfection) care; The ability to accurately enter into a phoropter the autorefractometry or habitual refractive prescription (i.e., eyeglasses prescription...

Health Technician Optometry

  • Veterans Health Administration
  • Lady Lake, FL (21 miles from Ocala, FL)
  • 5 days ago
External photographs using a digital slit lamp camera; Optical coherence tomography, fundus photography and imaging, and keratometry....

Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant

  • MyEyeDr
  • The Villages, FL (20 miles from Ocala, FL)
  • 9 days ago
Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant The Villages, FL, USA Req #17984 Friday, August 5, 2022 About the role: See yourself starting a new career journey?...

Optical Lab Manager - Eyeglasses

  • Eyeglass World
  • Lady Lake, FL (21 miles from Ocala, FL)
  • 21 days ago
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...

Optometric Tech - Medical Assistant

  • Eyeglass World
  • Lady Lake, FL (21 miles from Ocala, FL)
  • 21 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....

Optometric Tech - Medical Assistant

  • America's Best
  • Ocala, FL
  • 21 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....

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Salary for Optometric Technician Jobs in Ocala, FL

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

Top Hiring Companies

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  • National Vision
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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometric Technician positions.


Highest Education Level

Optometric Technicians in Ocala, FL 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 Ocala, FL
  • 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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