Optometric Technician Jobs in Chapel Hill, 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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UNC Health Care System - Durham, NC (8 miles from Chapel Hill, NC)
Gather preliminary data for the optometrist through patient pre-test; ask for chief complaint, gather patients medical/ocular/family history, measure visual acuity, intraocular pressure, visual fields...
1 day ago
Chapel Hill Ophthalmology - Chapel Hill, NC
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UNC Health - Durham, NC (8 miles from Chapel Hill, NC)
Gather preliminary data for the optometrist through patient pre-test; ask for chief complaint, gather patients medical/ocular/family history, measure visual acuity, intraocular pressure, visual fields...
6 days ago
MyEyeDr - Durham, NC (8 miles from Chapel Hill, NC)
Under the direct supervision of optometrist, obtains and records Visual Acuities, refraction, cover test, and Visual Fields Under the direct supervision of optometrist, identifies and uses exam room...
6 days ago

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Salary for Optometric Technician Jobs in Chapel Hill, NC

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

$34,602

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Highest Education Level

Optometric Technicians in Chapel Hill, NC 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 Chapel Hill, 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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