Optometric Technician Jobs in Idaho

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

  • Vision Source
  • Nampa, ID
  • 1 day ago
Show patients how to properly care for contact lens Scheduling appointments Checking patients in and out Collecting payments Explaining insurance benefits to patients Sterilizing instruments and exam...

Optometric Technician Job Nampa, ID

  • Talent Care
  • Nampa, ID
  • 2 days ago
Show patients how to properly care for contact lens Scheduling appointments Checking patients in and out Collecting payments Explaining insurance benefits to patients Sterilizing instruments and exam...

Optometric Tech - Medical Assistant

  • America's Best
  • Coeur d Alene, ID
  • 11 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....

Optical Lab Manager - FT Meridian, ID # 270

  • Eyemart Express LLC
  • Meridian, ID
  • 30+ days ago
Optical Lab Manager Are you looking for a career that will bring you home? A career with a company that has one of the absolute best store leadership teams on the planet?! Well, you just found it!...

Demographic Data for Idaho

Moving to Idaho? Find some basic demographic data about Idaho below.


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Salary for Optometric Technician Jobs in Idaho

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

Top Hiring Companies

Top hiring companies in your area for Optometric Technician positions


  • Eyemart Express
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  • America's Best
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  • Eyemart Express LLC
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  • Doctor's Exchange of Idaho PC
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  • Moscow & Pullman Family Eye Care
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  • Talent Care
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  • Vision Source
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  • Walmart
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  • National Vision Incorporated
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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometric Technician positions.


Highest Education Level

Optometric Technicians in Idaho 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 Idaho
  • 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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