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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CTG - Fairport, NY
CTG is assisting a client in Rochester, NY for an Optical Technician! Optical Inspection Department: Laser Optics Hours: First shift 6am-2:30pm *PLEASE NOTE: Candidate must meet DOD/ITAR...
18 hours ago
America's Best - White Plains, 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....
6 days ago
Emerging Vision - Newburgh, NY
Assist patients with contact lens selection, education, and care....
7 days ago
Eye to Eye Careers - Brooklyn, NY
As an optometric technician, the responsibilities include: Conducting pre-tests using OCT with patients Contact lens training Qualifications: Knowledge and previous experience being an optometric technician...
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7 days ago Eye to Eye Careers
America's Best - Carle Place, 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....
7 days ago
Eye To Eye Careers - Brooklyn, NY
As an optometric technician, the responsibilities include: Conducting pre-tests using OCT with patients Contact lens training Qualifications: Knowledge and previous experience being an optometric technician...
7 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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8 days ago EYEPIC Eye Care
America's Best - Spring Valley, 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....
10 days ago
Vision Center by Walmart - Rensselaer, NY
Company Description At National Vision, we believe everyone deserves to see their best to live their best. We help people by making quality eye care and eyewear more affordable and accessible....
11 days ago
CTG - Fairport, NY
CTG is assisting a client in Rochester, NY for an Optical Technician! Optical Inspection Department: Laser Optics Hours: First shift 6am-2:30pm *PLEASE NOTE: Candidate must meet DOD/ITAR...
12 days ago
eTeam Inc. - Fairport, NY
Role: - Polisher Position Location: Fairport, NY Duration: 9 Months Non-Exempt: Hours: Second shift 2:00 - 10:00PM. OT as needed *PLEASE NOTE: Candidate must meet DOD/ITAR requirements for this...
12 days ago
Fairport, NY
Exciting opportunity at a growing company! 2nd shift (2:00pm - 10:00pm) Summary: We seek highly motivated, skilled & innovative individuals with passion and a desire to learn. Responsibilities and...
13 days ago
Fairport, NY
Exciting opportunity at a growing company! Requirements: Conventional polishing using pitch laps, working to tolerance 1/10 wave. Knowledge of using test plates, interferometers and optical...
13 days ago
Lancesoft Inc. - Fairport, NY
Job Title: Optical Technician I Location: Fairport, NY 14450 Duration: 0 8 Month Contract Hour: 2nd shift (2:00pm - 10:00pm) (M-F) Operations Associate Assembly & Test Responsibilities are:...
14 days ago
Randstad - Rochester, NY
Are you an experienced Optical Technician looking for your next long-term career? Do you have experience with Optics/Optical Inpection or an Associate's in Technology? Would you like to work for a...
14 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 (28.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.8%)
  • Associate's Degree (16.5%)
  • Vocational or Certification (15.1%)
  • Doctorate Degree (7.6%)
  • Some College (4.7%)
  • 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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