Optometric Technician Jobs in Missouri

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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VisionWorks - Saint Louis, MO
eyewear and contact lens purchase. 5....
1 day ago
Talent Care - O Fallon, MO
This is the perfect place to be part of a fun, friendly team and grow your Optometric Technician career! Apply today!...
17 hours ago
Eyemart Express LLC - Columbia, MO
Optical Lab Manager Are you looking for a career that will bring you home? A career with a company that has one of the absolute best store leadership teams on the planet?! Well, you just found it!...
5 days ago
America's Best - Saint Peters, MO
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....
14 days ago
National Vision - Springfield, MO
Promotes visual field testing and retinal screenings to eligible patients. Performs exam pre-screening. Reviews prescriptions and/or patient information carefully and identifies special needs....
22 days ago
National Vision Incorporated - Saint Louis, MO
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....
23 days ago
National Vision Incorporated - Springfield, MO
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....
23 days ago
National Vision Incorporated - Saint Peters, MO
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....
23 days ago
National Vision - Saint Peters, MO
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....
26 days ago
National Vision - Saint Louis, MO
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....
26 days ago
National Vision - Springfield, MO
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....
26 days ago
Overland Eye Associates - Overland, MO
Full-time optometric technician needed in a small, private optometry practice. Duties include preliminary patient testing and handling the optical dispensary....
45+ days ago

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Salary for Optometric Technician Jobs in Missouri

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

$30,944

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometric Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometric Technicians in Missouri offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (29.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (16.3%)
  • Vocational or Certification (15.2%)
  • Doctorate Degree (7.6%)
  • Some College (4.6%)
  • Master's Degree (3.0%)
  • Some High School (0.8%)

Average Work Experience

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