Optometric Technician Jobs in Philadelphia, PA

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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Contact Lens Specialist

  • America's Best
  • Deptford, NJ (9 miles from Philadelphia, PA)
  • 3 days ago
Optimizes the contact lens department to ensure efficiency and compliance with companys policies and operational guidelines. Educates clients on proper contact lens and eyeglass care....

Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant

  • MyEyeDr
  • West Chester, PA (23 miles from Philadelphia, PA)
  • 7 days ago
Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant PA-West Goshen Shopping Center, 923 Paoli Pike, West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States of America Req #17964 Thursday, August 4, 2022 About the role: See yourself...

Optometric Technician

  • Salus University
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • 12 days ago
Salus University, founded as the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1919, today is a diversified, globally recognized professional academic center of learning that offers a wide range of degree...

Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant Part Time

  • MyEyeDr
  • Havertown, PA (8 miles from Philadelphia, PA)
  • 45+ days ago
Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant Part Time Havertown, PA 19083, USA Req #17411 Thursday, June 23, 2022 About the role: See yourself starting a new career journey?...

Optometry Technician

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  • Philadelphia, PA
  • 45+ days ago
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Demographic Data for Philadelphia, PA

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Salary for Optometric Technician Jobs in Philadelphia, PA

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

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometric Technicians in Philadelphia, PA 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 Philadelphia, PA
  • 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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