Optometric Technician Jobs in Elgin, 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 Technician

  • AEG
  • Barrington, IL (10 miles from Elgin, IL)
  • 9 days ago
Optometric Technician work in conjunction with the doctors to perform activities involving patient care, pre-testing, post-exam duties, FDT testing and maintain the doctors appointment schedule in a...

Optometric Technician

  • Elgin Family EyeCare
  • Elgin, IL
  • 12 days ago
Optometric Technician work in conjunction with the doctors to perform activities involving patient care, pre-testing, post-exam duties, FDT testing and maintain the doctors appointment schedule in a...

Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant

  • MyEyeDr
  • Lake Zurich, IL (16 miles from Elgin, IL)
  • 13 days ago
Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant Lake Zurich, IL, USA Req #17822 Tuesday, July 26, 2022 About the role: See yourself starting a new career journey?...

Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant

  • MyEyeDr
  • Park Ridge, IL (20 miles from Elgin, IL)
  • 14 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?...

Optometric Tech - Medical Assistant

  • America's Best
  • Vernon Hills, IL (20 miles from Elgin, IL)
  • 15 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

  • America's Best
  • Bolingbrook, IL (23 miles from Elgin, IL)
  • 15 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

  • America's Best
  • Geneva, IL (11 miles from Elgin, IL)
  • 15 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
  • Aurora, IL (15 miles from Elgin, IL)
  • 15 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
  • Norridge, IL (21 miles from Elgin, IL)
  • 20 days ago
GENERAL FUNCTION The Optometric Technician creates exceptional value in the lives of our patients by delivering the LensCrafters Experience....

LensCrafters - Optometric Technician

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

LensCrafters - Optometric Technician

  • Luxottica Group
  • South Elgin, IL (4 miles from Elgin, IL)
  • 45+ days ago
GENERAL FUNCTION The Optometric Technician creates exceptional value in the lives of our patients by delivering the LensCrafters Experience....

Optometric Technician

  • Vision Source
  • Niles, IL (21 miles from Elgin, 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 Elgin, IL

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Highest Education Level

Optometric Technicians in Elgin, 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 Elgin, 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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