Optometric Technician Jobs in Bel Air, MD

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/Medical Assistant

  • MyEyeDr
  • Owings Mills, MD (24 miles from Bel Air, MD)
  • 6 days ago
Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant Owings Mills, MD, USA Req #18014 Monday, August 8, 2022 About the role: See yourself starting a new career journey?...

Optometric Tech - Medical Assistant

  • America's Best
  • Timonium, MD (16 miles from Bel Air, MD)
  • 10 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
  • Havre de Grace, MD (10 miles from Bel Air, MD)
  • 16 days ago
Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant Havre De Grace, MD 21078, USA Req #17872 Friday, July 29, 2022 About the role: See yourself starting a new career journey?...

Optometric Tech - Medical Assistant

  • America's Best
  • Bel Air, MD
  • 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....

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Salary for Optometric Technician Jobs in Bel Air, MD

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Highest Education Level

Optometric Technicians in Bel Air, MD 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 Bel Air, MD
  • 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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