Optometric Technician Jobs in Centereach, 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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America's Best - Levittown, NY (24 miles from Centereach, NY)
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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2 days ago America's Best
Melville, NY (17 miles from Centereach, NY)
Optical Technician Green Key Resources Farmingdale, NY Full-Time $16.00/ hour Apply Now Create Job Alert. Get similar jobs sent to your email Save Job Details Company Overview Optical Technician...
11 hours ago
Green Key Resources - Farmingdale, NY (20 miles from Centereach, NY)
Optical Technician 2nd shift 11:30am-8pm Farmingdale NY $16 with optical lab exp. M-F, some Saturdays may be needed (overtime) Warehouse/medical industry Description: Handle lab operations...
3 days ago
National Vision - Bay Shore, NY (13 miles from Centereach, NY)
Ensure equipment, both Doctor's and pre-test, is properly maintained....
30+ days ago
National Vision - East Northport, NY (12 miles from Centereach, NY)
Ensure equipment, both Doctor's and pre-test, is properly maintained....
60+ days ago

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Salary for Optometric Technician Jobs in Centereach, NY

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

$44,414

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Highest Education Level

Optometric Technicians in Centereach, NY offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (28.9%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (16.4%)
  • Vocational or Certification (15.1%)
  • Doctorate Degree (7.7%)
  • 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 Centereach, 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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