Optometric Technician Jobs in Buffalo, NY

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 Technician - Medical Assistant

  • National Vision Incorporated
  • Tonawanda, NY (6 miles from Buffalo, NY)
  • 1 day 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....

Optical Lab Manager FT Williamsville, NY #257

  • Eyemart Express LLC
  • Amherst, NY (10 miles from Buffalo, NY)
  • 4 days ago
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!...

Optometric Tech - Medical Assistant

  • America's Best
  • Depew, NY (9 miles from Buffalo, NY)
  • 10 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
  • Tonawanda, NY (6 miles from Buffalo, NY)
  • 12 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
  • Blasdell, NY (7 miles from Buffalo, NY)
  • 15 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....

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Salary for Optometric Technician Jobs in Buffalo, NY

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

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Highest Education Level

Optometric Technicians in Buffalo, NY 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 Buffalo, NY
  • 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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