Optometric Technician Jobs in Asheville, NC

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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MyEyeDr - Hendersonville, NC (15 miles from Asheville, NC)
We are seeking an Optometric Technician responsible for prescreening the patients and performing any special tests in advance of the Doctor's exam. 1-3 years of related experience within a similar office...
9 days ago
Eyemart Express - Asheville, NC
Optical Lab Manager (Licensed Optician NC - Required) - Full-Time - Asheville, NC #199 Location: Asheville, NC START YOUR APPLICATION Optical Lab Manager (Must be a current Licensed Optician in NC...
13 days ago
Eyemart Express LLC - Asheville, NC
Optical Lab Manager (Must be a current Licensed Optician in NC - Required) Are you looking for a career that will bring you home? A career with a company that has one of the absolute best store...
19 days ago

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Salary for Optometric Technician Jobs in Asheville, NC

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

$32,817

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometric Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometric Technicians in Asheville, NC 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 Asheville, NC
  • 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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