Optometric Technician Jobs in Durham, 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 Technician

  • Stonehenge Vision Source
  • Raleigh, NC (11 miles from Durham, NC)
  • 15 hours ago
Primary duties include working with our doctors and patients to perform patient workups, pretesting, assisting with contact lens orders, and electronic health record data entry....

Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant

  • MyEyeDr
  • Morrisville, NC (10 miles from Durham, NC)
  • 3 days ago
Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant Morrisville, NC, USA Req #18026 Monday, August 8, 2022 About the role: See yourself starting a new career journey?...

Optometric Technician Job Durham, NC

  • Talent Care
  • Durham, NC
  • 3 days ago
coherence tomography (OCT)....

Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant

  • MyEyeDr
  • Cary, NC (17 miles from Durham, NC)
  • 7 days ago
As an Optometric Technician for MyEyeDr. you play an essential role by providing direct support to our Doctors of Optometry in preparing the patient for their visit inclusive of preliminary testing...

Optometric Tech - Medical Assistant

  • America's Best
  • Durham, NC
  • 14 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 Tech - Medical Assistant - Bilingual

  • America's Best
  • Durham, NC
  • 14 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 Tech - Medical Assistant

  • America's Best
  • Raleigh, NC (21 miles from Durham, NC)
  • 18 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 Tech - Cisco LifeConnections

  • UNC Health
  • Durham, NC
  • 90+ days ago
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...

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Salary for Optometric Technician Jobs in Durham, NC

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

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Highest Education Level

Optometric Technicians in Durham, 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 Durham, 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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