Optometric Technician Jobs in Florida

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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Pearle Vision - Gainesville, FL
Job Information Pearle Vision Optometric Technician-Busy, FUN office in Gainesville, Florida The below Job Description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by...
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Eyeglass World - Altamonte Springs, FL
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....
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Eyeglass World - Carrollwood, FL
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....
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Eyeglass World - Fort Myers, FL
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....
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Eyeglass World - St Petersburg, FL
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...
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Eyeglass World - Jacksonville, FL
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...
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MyEyeDr - Haines City, FL
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...
1 day ago
Premise Health - Kissimmee, FL
Job Information Premise Health Optometric Technologist in Celebration, Florida We have an opening for a PRN Optometric Technician to work with our Employer Health Center located in Orlando, FL!...
4 days ago
United States Vision - Eglin AFB, FL
Vision Optometric Technician in Eglin Afb, Florida Overview U.S. Vision is one of the largest eyewear companies in the United States....
4 days ago
VisionWorks - Homestead, FL
Order (regular and trials), stock, notify patients when their contact lenses are available for dispensing, dispense contact lenses and eyewear using SERVE. 11....
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VisionWorks - Ft Lauderdale, FL
Order (regular and trials), stock, notify patients when their contact lenses are available for dispensing, dispense contact lenses and eyewear using SERVE. 11....
4 days ago
MyEyeDr - Jacksonville, FL
The optometric technician position will be responsible for prescreening the patient, performing any special tests. Other details Pay Type Hourly Apply Now Old St Augustine Rd, Jacksonville, FL, USA...
5 days ago
MyEyeDr - Boca Raton, FL
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...
5 days ago
MyEyeDr - Lakeland, FL
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...
5 days ago
Family Health Centers of SouthWest Florida - Fort Myers, FL
Performs diagnostic tests as required, including Pre-testing I auto refraction, lensometry, tonometry and topography. Pre-testing II preliminary case history including current medical conditions....
6 days ago

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Salary for Optometric Technician Jobs in Florida

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

$31,829

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometric Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometric Technicians in Florida offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (28.6%)
  • 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 (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 Florida
  • 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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