Optometric Technician Jobs in Pennsylvania

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 - Pottstown, PA
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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1 day ago Vision Center by Walmart
America's Best - Wyncote, PA
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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Vision Center by Walmart - Pottstown, PA
Company Description At National Vision, we believe everyone deserves to see their best to live their best. We help people by making quality eye care and eyewear more affordable and accessible....
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1 day ago Vision Center by Walmart
Eyeglass World - Pittsburgh, PA
Promotes visual field testing and retinal screenings to eligible patients. Performs exam pre-screening. Reviews prescriptions and/or patient information carefully and identifies special needs....
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2 days ago Eyeglass World
Talent Care - Bethel Park, PA
Optometrist as needed during examinations Show patients how to properly care for contact lens Assist the patient in making decisions about frames and lenses Qualifications Optometric Technician required...
6 days ago
National Vision - Levittown, PA
Ensure equipment, both Doctor's and pre-test, is properly maintained....
7 days ago
Vision Center by Walmart - Luzerne, PA
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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8 days ago Vision Center by Walmart
America's Best - Lancaster, PA
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....
10 days ago
America's Best - Trexlertown, PA
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
America's Best - Quakertown, PA
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....
15 days ago
America's Best - Monroeville, PA
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....
16 days ago
National Vision - Wilkes Barre, PA
Ensure equipment, both Doctor's and pre-test, is properly maintained....
45+ days ago
National Vision - Pottstown, PA
Ensure equipment, both Doctor's and pre-test, is properly maintained....
45+ days ago
National Vision - Dickson City, PA
Ensure equipment, both Doctor's and pre-test, is properly maintained....
45+ days ago
VisionWorks - Scranton, PA
Order (regular and trials), stock, notify patients when their contact lenses are available for dispensing, dispense contact lenses and eyewear using SERVE. 11....
45+ days ago

Demographic Data for Pennsylvania

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Salary for Optometric Technician Jobs in Pennsylvania

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

$28,677

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometric Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometric Technicians in Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania
  • 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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