Optometric Technician Jobs in Port Charlotte, 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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Salary for Optometric Technician Jobs in Port Charlotte, FL

This is the average annual salary for Optometric Technician jobs in Port Charlotte, FL as reported by the BLS.

$33,970

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Highest Education Level

Optometric Technicians in Port Charlotte, FL offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (28.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.8%)
  • Associate's Degree (16.5%)
  • Vocational or Certification (15.1%)
  • Doctorate Degree (7.6%)
  • Some College (4.7%)
  • Master's Degree (3.0%)
  • Some High School (0.8%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Optometric Technicians in Port Charlotte, 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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