Optometric Technician Jobs in Charlotte, 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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Optometric Tech - Medical Assistant

  • America's Best
  • Charlotte, NC
  • 6 days ago
Promote visual field testing and retinal screenings to eligible patients. Perform exam pre-screening. Review prescriptions and/or patient information carefully and identify special needs....

Optometric Technician/Floater

  • Charlotte, NC
  • 9 days ago
View Save Share Contact Lens Technician Carolinas Vision Group - Charlotte, NC Regular | $17.00-$19.00 Hour POSITION: Contact Lens TechnicianJob Description: Seeking an experienced Contact Lens Technician...

Contact Lens Technician

  • Horizon Eye Care
  • Charlotte, NC
  • 11 days ago
Completes contact lens order sheet completely and orders contact lens. Encourages annual sales and direct ships. Opens and sorts mail. Calls patients when contacts are in....

Contact Lens Technician

  • Charlotte Eye Ear Nose and Throat Associates
  • Charlotte, NC
  • 16 days ago
Essential Job Functions The essential functions for the position include: Perform contact lens examination, including Visual Assessment, Keratometry, Refractometry, Lensometry, and Slit Lamp Examination...

Optical Technician 1

  • Northrop Grumman
  • Charlotte, NC
  • 45+ days ago
US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: YesRELOCATION ASSISTANCE: No relocation assistance availableCLEARANCE TYPE: NoneTRAVEL: No Description Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to...

Optometric Technician

  • Vision Source
  • Charlotte, NC
  • 90+ days ago
during examinations Show patients how to properly care for contact lenses Skills & Qualifications Skills & Qualifications: Optometric Technician required skills & qualifications include: Great communication...

Demographic Data for Charlotte, NC

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Optometric Technician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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Salary for Optometric Technician Jobs in Charlotte, NC

Estimated salary range based on data from US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and iHireOptometry research efforts.

Top Hiring Companies

Top hiring companies in your area for Optometric Technician positions

  • UpScriptHealth
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  • America's Best
  • Luxottica Group
  • North Carolina Primary Vision Care Associates
  • Horizon Eye Care
  • Luxottica
  • Vision Source
  • Atrium Health
  • Charlotte Eye Ear Nose and Throat Associates
  • Charlotte Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometric Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometric Technicians in Charlotte, NC offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (27.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (24.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.1%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (14.8%)
  • Doctorate Degree (7.5%)
  • Some College (4.7%)
  • Master's Degree (3.2%)
  • Some High School (0.7%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Optometric Technicians in Charlotte, 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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