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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U.S. Army Medical Command - Fort Leonard Wood, MO
This is a Direct Hire Authority (DHA) solicitation utilizing the DHA for DoD DHA to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to positions in the competitive service. About the Position: This is a...
3 hours ago
O Fallon, MO
Our optometric techs continue the first impression by performing the pre-testing workups to get the patient ready to be seen by the doctor....
1 day ago
International Eyecare Center-Kirksville - Kirksville, MO
Optometric Technician work in conjunction with the doctors to perform activities involving patient care, pre-testing, post-exam duties, FDT testing and maintain the doctors appointment schedule in a...
Direct Apply

3 days ago
Wentzville Eye Center - Wentzville, MO
Optometric Technician work in conjunction with the doctors to perform activities involving patient care, pre-testing, post-exam duties, FDT testing and maintain the doctors appointment schedule in a...
Direct Apply

3 days ago
International Eyecare Center-Hannibal - Hannibal, MO
Optometric Technician work in conjunction with the doctors to perform activities involving patient care, pre-testing, post-exam duties, FDT testing and maintain the doctors appointment schedule in a...
Direct Apply

3 days ago
Crown Vision Center-Columbia - Columbia, MO
Optometric Technician work in conjunction with the doctors to perform activities involving patient care, pre-testing, post-exam duties, FDT testing and maintain the doctors appointment schedule in a...
Direct Apply

3 days ago
America's Best - Arnold, 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....
15 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....
15 days ago
Crown Vision Center-St. Ann - Saint Ann, MO
Optometric Technician work in conjunction with the doctors to perform activities involving patient care, pre-testing, post-exam duties, FDT testing and maintain the doctors appointment schedule in a...
Direct Apply

19 days ago
America's Best - Lees Summit, 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....
19 days ago
National Vision - Springfield, MO
Ensure equipment, both Doctor's and pre-test, is properly maintained....
23 days ago
Fairview Eyecare - Columbia, MO
Jeff Jones and his teams professional interests include fitting patients with some of the latest in breathable Monthly Replacement, Multifocal, and Astigmatism Contact Lenses....
27 days ago
Golden Valley Memorial Healthcare - Clinton, MO
Optometry Tech, Medical Assistant, Certified Medical Assistant, or Certified Nurse Assistant Summary: Looking for a self-motivated and multitasking individual. Assist the provider as needed in the...
30+ days ago

Demographic Data for Missouri

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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 (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 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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