Optometric Technician Jobs in Raleigh, 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 (21 miles from Raleigh, 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
America's Best - Raleigh, NC
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....
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3 days ago
UNC Health - Durham, NC (21 miles from Raleigh, 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...
5 days ago
MyEyeDr - Durham, NC (21 miles from Raleigh, 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
MyEyeDr - Raleigh, 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...
10 days ago
Stonehenge Vision Source - Raleigh, NC
Primary duties will include working with doctors and patients to perform patient workups, pretesting, assisting contact lens patients, and electronic health record data entry....
24 days ago

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Salary for Optometric Technician Jobs in Raleigh, NC

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

$37,399

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Highest Education Level

Optometric Technicians in Raleigh, 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 Raleigh, 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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