Optometric Technician Jobs in Louisiana

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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America's Best - Baton Rouge, LA
Promote visual field testing and retinal screenings to eligible patients. Perform exam pre-screening. Review prescriptions and/or patient information carefully and identifie special needs....
1 day ago
America's Best - New Orleans, LA
Promote visual field testing and retinal screenings to eligible patients. Perform exam pre-screening. Review prescriptions and/or patient information carefully and identifie special needs....
1 day ago
America's Best - Pineville, LA
Promote visual field testing and retinal screenings to eligible patients. Perform exam pre-screening. Review prescriptions and/or patient information carefully and identifie special needs....
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MyEyeDr - New Orleans, LA
We are seeking an Optometric Technician responsible for prescreening patients and performing a range of vision tests in advance of the Doctor's exam....
14 days ago
MyEyeDr - New Orleans, LA
We are seeking an Optometric Technician responsible for prescreening patients and performing a range of vision tests in advance of the Doctor's exam....
14 days ago
America's Best - Lake Charles, LA
Promote visual field testing and retinal screenings to eligible patients. Perform exam pre-screening. Review prescriptions and/or patient information carefully and identifie special needs....
15 days ago
America's Best - Hammond, LA
Promote visual field testing and retinal screenings to eligible patients. Perform exam pre-screening. Review prescriptions and/or patient information carefully and identifie special needs....
15 days ago
National Vision - Monroe, LA
Ensure equipment, both Doctor's and pre-test, is properly maintained....
60+ days ago

Demographic Data for Louisiana

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Salary for Optometric Technician Jobs in Louisiana

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

$25,525

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometric Technicians in Louisiana offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (28.1%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.9%)
  • Associate's Degree (16.8%)
  • Vocational or Certification (15.0%)
  • Doctorate Degree (7.6%)
  • Some College (4.7%)
  • Master's Degree (3.1%)
  • Some High School (0.8%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Optometric Technicians in Louisiana
  • 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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