Optometric Technician Jobs in Boston, MA

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.

Search Optometric Technician Jobs

1-9 of 9 Jobs

Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant

  • MyEyeDr
  • Newton, MA (6 miles from Boston, MA)
  • 8 days ago
As an Optometric Technician for MyEyeDr. you play an essential role by providing direct support to our Doctors of Optometry in preparing the patient for their visit inclusive of preliminary testing...

Ophthalmology and Optometry Assistant / Medical Assist. Career Opportunity

  • Lexington Eye Associates
  • Lexington, MA (10 miles from Boston, MA)
  • 10 days ago
We offer our patients a full range of optometry and ophthalmology services, from contact lenses and glasses to surgery. We work with patients from infancy, through all stages of life....

Clinical Research Optometric Technician - Myopia Research

  • New England College Optometry
  • Boston, MA
  • 10 days ago
NECO is an independent institution renowned as a leading myopia research and clinical center. NECO is located in Boston, a vibrant and academic city, and just steps from MIT, Harvard University...

Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant

  • MyEyeDr
  • Randolph, MA (12 miles from Boston, MA)
  • 16 days ago
Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant Randolph, MA 02368, USA Req #17809 Tuesday, July 26, 2022 About the role: See yourself starting a new career journey?...

Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant

  • MyEyeDr
  • Burlington, MA (12 miles from Boston, MA)
  • 16 days ago
Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant Burlington, MA, USA Req #17806 Tuesday, July 26, 2022 About the role: See yourself starting a new career journey?...

Optometric Technician

  • Hayden Optometric
  • Mansfield, MA (24 miles from Boston, MA)
  • 22 days ago
Duties may include: Pre-testing patient vision. Maintaining supplies of eyeglass frames and contact lenses. Assisting with frame selection. Teaching contact lens care and use....

Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant

  • MyEyeDr
  • Wellesley, MA (11 miles from Boston, MA)
  • 24 days ago
Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant Wellesley, MA, USA Req #17701 Monday, July 18, 2022 About the role: See yourself starting a new career journey?...

Contact Lens Technician

  • Atrius Health
  • Boston, MA
  • 30+ days ago
their contact lenses....

Electro-Optical Technician

  • Lincoln Laboratory
  • Lexington, MA (10 miles from Boston, MA)
  • 90+ days ago
Press Tab to Move to Skip to Content Link Skip to main content Research Area Careers Research Area Careers Advanced Technology Air, Missile, and Maritime Defense Technology Biotechnology and Human...

Demographic Data for Boston, MA

Moving to Boston, MA? Find some basic demographic data about Boston, MA below.


215,443
13,128
Large

Optometric Technician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Become Pharmacy Technician in Canada. PEBC Technician MCQ
In order to become regulated (certified) a pharmacy technician must satisfy the requirements of the Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada (PEBC) by completing successfully the Qualifying Exam divided...

Pharmacy Assistant and Technician
Pharmacy assistants are essential in aiding patients in getting the medicines they need while providing exceptional customer service to make the experience as pleasant as possible. Are you...

Help Desk - Technician
To assist an individual seeking employment as a Help Desk technician, this program and associated workbook aims to provide an overview of the typical knowledge and skills required, without...

Salary for Optometric Technician Jobs in Boston, MA

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

Top Hiring Companies

Top hiring companies in your area for Optometric Technician positions


  • UpScriptHealth
    Jobs             Company Profile
  • Warby Parker
    Jobs
  • Luxottica Group
    Jobs
  • Mass General Brigham
    Jobs
  • Mass. Eye and Ear (MEE)
    Jobs
  • Partners Healthcare
    Jobs
  • Atrius Health
    Jobs
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Jobs
  • Boston Children's Hospital
    Jobs
  • Fenway Health
    Jobs

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometric Technician positions.


Highest Education Level

Optometric Technicians in Boston, MA 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 Boston, MA
  • 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%)

Other Titles

Optometric Technician Related Career Advice Articles

It’s Not a Mirage: iHireOptometry is New and Improved!

Looking for a better way to find your next eye care job or employee? Check out the new and improved list of job titles on iHireOptometry.


Ophthalmic Technician Job Guide: Skills, Education, Salary & More

What is an ophthalmic technician? How much do ophthalmic technicians make? Learn more about this rewarding eye care career.


Guide to Professional Optometry Associations

Learn more about optometry organizations like the AOA, AAO, NOA, AOSA, or ASCO and find the best national optometry association for your career goals.