Optometric Technician Jobs in Chicago, IL

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 Tech - Medical Assistant - Bilingual

  • America's Best
  • Chicago, IL
  • 5 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....
Optometry Technician (Live & Work in Germany) Company: Location: Chicago, IL Post Date: August 02, 2022 Job Status: Full-Time Description: Sterling Medical - Recruiting for Optometry Technician's...

Optometric Tech - Medical Assistant

  • America's Best
  • Cicero, IL (6 miles from Chicago, IL)
  • 12 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....

Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant

  • MyEyeDr
  • Park Ridge, IL (12 miles from Chicago, IL)
  • 20 days ago
Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant Park Ridge, IL, USA Req #17795 Monday, July 25, 2022 About the role: See yourself starting a new career journey?...

LensCrafters - Optometric Technician

  • Luxottica Group
  • Orland Park, IL (21 miles from Chicago, IL)
  • 20 days ago
GENERAL FUNCTION The Optometric Technician creates exceptional value in the lives of our patients by delivering the LensCrafters Experience....

Optometric Tech - Medical Assistant

  • America's Best
  • Crestwood, IL (18 miles from Chicago, IL)
  • 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....

Optometric Tech - Medical Assistant - Bilingual

  • America's Best
  • Calumet City, IL (20 miles from Chicago, IL)
  • 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....

LensCrafters - Optometric Technician

  • Luxottica Group
  • Norridge, IL (9 miles from Chicago, IL)
  • 30+ days ago
GENERAL FUNCTION The Optometric Technician creates exceptional value in the lives of our patients by delivering the LensCrafters Experience....

Optometric Technician / Medical Assistant

  • MyEyeDr
  • Lansing, IL (23 miles from Chicago, IL)
  • 60+ days ago
Optometric Technician / Medical Assistant IL-Lansing, 3224 Ridge Road, Lansing, Illinois, United States of America Lansing, IL, USA Req #11252 Wednesday, June 9, 2021 Op tometric Tech nician MyEyeDr...

Optometric Technician

  • Vision Source
  • Niles, IL (11 miles from Chicago, IL)
  • 90+ days ago
needed during examinations Show patients how to properly care for contact lens Assist the patient in making decisions about frames and lenses Skills & Qualifications Optometric Technician required skills...

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Salary for Optometric Technician Jobs in Chicago, IL

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometric Technicians in Chicago, IL 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 Chicago, IL
  • 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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