Optometric Technician Jobs in New Jersey

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 Tech - Medical Assistant

  • America's Best
  • Mount Laurel, NJ
  • 2 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 Tech - Medical Assistant - Bilingual

  • America's Best
  • Wayne, NJ
  • 4 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....

Contact Lens Specialist

  • America's Best
  • Deptford, NJ
  • 6 days ago
Optimizes the contact lens department to ensure efficiency and compliance with companys policies and operational guidelines. Educates clients on proper contact lens and eyeglass care....

Entry Level - Optical Technician

  • Inrad Optics
  • Northvale, NJ
  • 15 days ago
Description Inrad Optics is seeking self-motivated individuals to add to our growing optics manufacturing team. No prior experience is required for the position. If you enjoy working with hand...

Optometric Technician - Medical Assistant

  • National Vision Incorporated
  • West Long Branch, NJ
  • 18 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 Tech - Medical Assistant

  • America's Best
  • Ledgewood, NJ
  • 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....

Optometric Tech - Medical Assistant - Bilingual

  • America's Best
  • Ledgewood, NJ
  • 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....

Optometric Tech - Medical Assistant

  • America's Best
  • West Long Branch, NJ
  • 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....

Optometric Tech - Medical Assistant

  • America's Best
  • Toms River, NJ
  • 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....

Optometric Tech - Medical Assistant

  • America's Best
  • Raritan, NJ
  • 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 identifie special needs....

Optical Technician

  • Cape May, NJ
  • 30+ days ago
Optical Technician Company: Location: Cape May Pt, NJ Post Date: July 12, 2022 Job Status: Contract Compensation: 45600 Description: Sterling Medical is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are...
Supports contact lens exams and orders, including but not limited to contact lens care, trial inventory and patient orders....

Demographic Data for New Jersey

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Salary for Optometric Technician Jobs in New Jersey

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

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometric Technicians in New Jersey 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 New Jersey
  • 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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