Optometric Technician Jobs in Onawa, IA

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
  • Onawa, IA
  • 21 days ago
Responsibilities Optometric Technician Responsibilities Assess eyeglass desires and purchasing plans Instruct contact lens insertion, removal, care techniques, and replacement schedules Patient chart...

Optometric Technician Job Onawa, IA

  • Talent Care
  • Onawa, IA
  • 24 days ago
Job Duties and Responsibilities Optometric Technician Responsibilities Assess eyeglass desires and purchasing plans Instruct contact lens insertion, removal, care techniques, and replacement schedules...

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Salary for Optometric Technician Jobs in Onawa, IA

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

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometric Technicians in Onawa, IA 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 Onawa, IA
  • 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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