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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MyEyeDr - Charlotte, 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...
1 day ago
MyEyeDr - Leland, 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...
1 day 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...
1 day ago
Dr Steven Moore and Associates - Charlotte, NC
Beautiful, friendly optometric practice in uptown Charlotte, NC is looking to hire an optometric technician. The job is full time and the hours are 7:30 to 4:30 Monday through Friday....
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3 days ago
Horizon Eye Care - Charlotte, NC
Takes accurate measurements needed for proper CL evaluations, checks visual acuity, and assessment of proper lens fits. This includes Soft lenses, RGPs, Scleral lenses, and Pediatric evaluations....
4 days ago
MyEyeDr. - Charlotte, NC
Optical Professionals: MyEyeDr. Virtual Career Event, April 14th, 6-7pm. Join us from the comfort of your home and learn more about available career opportunities for Patient Service Coordinators,...
5 days ago
Charlotte Eye Ear Nose and Throat Associates - Charlotte, NC
Strong candidates with imaging experience without contact lens experience will be considered and will be provided training on providing contact lens services....
7 days ago
Chapel Hill Ophthalmology - Chapel Hill, NC
, and visual field testing....
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9 days ago Chapel Hill Ophthalmology
Department of Veterans Affairs - Charlotte, NC
; Tonometry, extra-ocular motility testing, and pupillary function Humphrey, Goldman and tangent screen visual field testing; Keratometry (manual and/or automated); B scan ultrasonography; Schirmer...
10 days ago
Department of Veterans Affairs - Charlotte, NC
selection, measurement and fitting; Tonometry, extra-ocular motility testing, and pupillary function Humphrey, Goldman and tangent screen visual field testing; Keratometry (manual and/or automated)...
12 days ago
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration - Charlotte, NC
; Tonometry, extra-ocular motility testing, and pupillary function Humphrey, Goldman and tangent screen visual field testing; Keratometry (manual and/or automated); B scan ultrasonography; Schirmer...
14 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....
15 days ago
VisionWorks - Huntersville, NC
Order (regular and trials), stock, notify patients when their contact lenses are available for dispensing, dispense contact lenses and eyewear using SERVE. 11....
16 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....
23 days ago
Vision Source-Eye Center of the Triad - Greensboro, NC
Optometric Technician/Assistant Vision Source-Eye Center of the Triad is looking for a special individual to join our team....
30+ 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 (28.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.7%)
  • 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 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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