Optometric Technician Jobs in Minnesota

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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CentraCare Health System - Willmar, MN
A subsidiary of CentraCare, Carris Health formed in 2018 to strengthen health care in West Central and Southwest Minnesota. The 14 locations which include hospitals and clinics comprise Carris...
2 days ago
Department Of Health And Human Services - Cass Lake, MN
Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Assists the optometrist by doing visual acuity, autorefractor, intraocular pressure, and screening visual field testing....
2 days ago
National Vision - Minneapolis, MN
.* Ensure equipment, both Doctor's and pre-test, is properly maintained....
6 days ago
America's Best - St Louis Park, MN
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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9 days ago America's Best
National Vision - Lancaster, MN
Ensure equipment, both Doctor's and pre-test, is properly maintained....
30+ days ago
National Vision - Brooklyn Center, MN
Ensure equipment, both Doctor's and pre-test, is properly maintained....
60+ days ago

Demographic Data for Minnesota

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Salary for Optometric Technician Jobs in Minnesota

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

$31,213

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometric Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometric Technicians in Minnesota offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (28.9%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (16.4%)
  • Vocational or Certification (15.1%)
  • Doctorate Degree (7.7%)
  • Some College (4.6%)
  • Master's Degree (2.9%)
  • Some High School (0.8%)

Average Work Experience

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