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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America's Best - Audubon, NJ
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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National Vision - Plainfield, NJ
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....
3 days ago
America's Best - Garfield, NJ
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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4 days ago America's Best
Rockaway, NJ
Job Information Randstad Optical Technician in Rockaway, New Jersey Optical Technician job details: location:Rockaway, NJ salary:$85,000 per year date posted:Thursday, January 14, 2021 job...
5 days ago
America's Best - Voorhees, NJ
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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8 days ago America's Best
Randstad - Rockaway, NJ
A well known world leader laser technology based in Northern NJ is looking for a Optomic Technian to join the team! The Optomic Technician will perform various functions associated with...
8 days ago
Eye To Eye Careers - East Orange, NJ
Our Mission: To advocate for eye-care professionals who need help finding placement in the optical industry. Where they can provide health care to ensure all patients have access to full-scope...
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10 days ago Eye To Eye Careers
Paramus, NJ
optometric technician (Paramus, NJ) Paramus park mall near RT 17 compensation: competitive hourly rate employment type: part-time QR Code Link to This Post Part time technician for busy northern NJ...
13 days ago
Eye To Eye Careers - East Orange, NJ
Our Mission: To advocate for eye-care professionals who need help finding placement in the optical industry. Where they can provide health care to ensure all patients have access to full-scope...
16 days ago
National Vision - Raritan, NJ
Ensure equipment, both Doctor's and pre-test, is properly maintained....
30+ days ago
National Vision - Somers Point, NJ
Ensure equipment, both Doctor's and pre-test, is properly maintained....
45+ days ago
National Vision - Plainfield, NJ
Ensure equipment, both Doctor's and pre-test, is properly maintained....
45+ days ago
National Vision - Toms River, NJ
Ensure equipment, both Doctor's and pre-test, is properly maintained....
60+ days ago
National Vision - West Long Branch, NJ
Ensure equipment, both Doctor's and pre-test, is properly maintained....
60+ days ago

Demographic Data for New Jersey

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Salary for Optometric Technician Jobs in New Jersey

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

$44,856

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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 (28.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (16.4%)
  • Vocational or Certification (15.1%)
  • Doctorate Degree (7.6%)
  • 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 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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