Optometric Technician Jobs in New York

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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Integrated Resources, Inc - Fairport, NY
Non-exempt position* Candidates must meet DoD/ITAR requirements PPE: Steel toed shoes (not reimburseable) Please Note: Hrs. are 2nd shift 2:00-10:30 pm Overtime as needed. Potentially Saturday or...
12 hours ago
Eyepic Eye Care - New York, NY
Job responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, assisting our Doctors by pre-testing the patients using state-of-the-art equipment....
2 days ago
Mindlance Incorporated - Fairport, NY
Non-exempt position* *Candidates must meet DoD/ITAR requirements *PPE: Steel toed shoes (not reimburseable) *Please Note: Hrs. are 2nd shift 2:00-10:30 pm Overtime as needed. Potentially Saturday...
16 hours ago
National Vision - Newburgh, 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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23 hours ago National Vision
VisionWorks - Rochester, NY
, fitting, and care of contact lenses and related items....
3 days ago
VisionWorks - East Greenbush, NY
in the wear, fitting, and care of contact lenses and related items....
3 days ago
VisionWorks - Saratoga Springs, NY
, fitting, and care of contact lenses and related items....
4 days ago
Fairport, NY
Staffing - Optical Technician II at Nesco Resource Fairport, NY 14450 About the Job Non-Exempt: Hours: First shift 6am-2:30pm. OT as needed *PLEASE NOTE: Candidate must meet DOD/ITAR requirements...
4 days ago
National Vision - Queensbury, NY
Conduct accurate and timely pre-testing of patients. Process and understand managed care plans. Schedule and confirm appointments, follow-up visits and classes....
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6 days ago National Vision
Eye To Eye Careers - Brooklyn, NY
Job Post: Full-Time/Part-time Optometric Tech needed for our Brooklyn, NY location. We are in search of an Ophthalmic tech that can instruct patients about medications as well as follow up with...
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7 days ago Eye To Eye Careers
National Vision Incorporated - Bay Shore, 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....
8 days ago
EYEPIC Eye Care - Brooklyn, NY
Job responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, assisting our Doctors by pre-testing the patients using state-of-the-art equipment....
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9 days ago EYEPIC Eye Care
Eyemart Express - Colonie, NY
Optical Lab Manager - Full-Time - Colonie, NY #256 Location: Colonie, NY START YOUR APPLICATION Optical Lab Manager Are you looking for a career that will bring you home? A career with a company...
9 days ago
Eyemart Express LLC - Colonie, NY
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!...
12 days ago
Melville, NY
Volt is immediately hiring Assembly Technicians for a local leading organization in Melville, NY. Assembly Technicians will work in an Optical Lab, assembling parts, finishing product and...
13 days ago

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Salary for Optometric Technician Jobs in New York

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

$43,237

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometric Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometric Technicians in New York offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (29.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (16.3%)
  • Vocational or Certification (15.2%)
  • Doctorate Degree (7.6%)
  • Some College (4.6%)
  • Master's Degree (3.0%)
  • Some High School (0.8%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Optometric Technicians in New York
  • 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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