Optometric Technician Jobs in North Carolina

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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Vision Center by Walmart - Greensboro, NC
Conduct accurate and timely pre-testing of patients. Process and understand managed care plans. Schedule and confirm appointments, follow-up visits and classes....
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2 days ago Vision Center by Walmart
America's Best - Asheville, 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 America's Best
Eyemart Express LLC - Asheville, NC
Optical Lab Manager Are you looking for a career that will bring you home? A career with a company that has one of the absolute best store leadership teams on the planet?! Well, you just found it!...
3 days ago
America's Best - Charlotte, 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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5 days ago America's Best
Graystone Eye - Hickory, NC
Perform accurate and consistent documentation and measurement tasks to include: Visual Acuity Lensometry Applanation Tonometry Confrontational Visual Field Testing Stereo Testing Evaluation of Motility...
6 days ago
Chapel Hill Ophthalmology - Chapel Hill, NC
, and visual field testing....
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9 days ago Chapel Hill Ophthalmology
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....
11 days ago
Raeford, NC
Work patients up for eye exam, fundus photos, OCT, visual fields, slit lamp exam, goldmann tonometry and contact lens insertion. You will be one of two techs helping with the office flow....
11 days ago
Leland, NC
Monday thru Friday (no weekends) Your duties would include: - Pre-testing and patient education including auto-refraction, iCare tonometry, Optomap Daytona retinal imaging, Zeiss Matrix visual field...
11 days ago
America's Best - Pineville, 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....
13 days ago
Raeford Eye Clinic - Raeford, NC
The position would require the applicant to know how to check the IOP with a goldmann tonometer, use a slit lamp, work with contact lens, take photos and OCT exams....
13 days ago
Durham, NC
Optometric Technician (Raleigh/Cary/Durham) compensation: $12.00 to $14.00 DOE employment type: full-time QR Code Link to This Post Looking for an energetic and bright technician for both front desk...
13 days ago
DigitalOptometrics - Mooresville, NC
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Conducting testing and specialized testing for optometric exams utilizing visual acuity, auto-refraction, fundus photos and tonometry....
19 days ago
Chapel Hill Ophthalmology - Chapel Hill, NC
FT/PT Optometric Assistant ** Sign On Bonus for qualified candidate ** This is your opportunity to join a well established, private, ophthalmology practice in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. We are...
22 days ago
Vision Source-Eye Center of the Triad - Greensboro, NC
Some optical sales, contact lens sales and insurance education will also be expected. We need someone who loves interacting with people....
23 days ago

Demographic Data for North Carolina

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Salary for Optometric Technician Jobs in North Carolina

This is the average annual salary for Optometric Technician jobs in North Carolina as reported by the BLS.

$33,338

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometric Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometric Technicians in North Carolina offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (28.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (16.4%)
  • Vocational or Certification (15.1%)
  • Doctorate Degree (7.6%)
  • 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 North Carolina
  • 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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