Optometric Technician Jobs in South 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 - Fort Mill, SC
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 - Manning, SC
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 - Rock Hill, SC
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
Eyemart Express LLC - Florence, SC
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!...
2 days ago
Talent Care - Myrtle Beach, SC
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...
4 days ago
MyEyeDr. - Rock Hill, SC
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
Premise Health - Greer, SC
We have an opening for a PRN Optometric Technologist to work at our employer health center located in Greer, SC! Premise Health is a leading worksite health and patient engagement company...
7 days ago
America's Best - Spartanburg, SC
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 - North Charleston, SC
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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12 days ago
Vision Center by Walmart - Rock Hill, SC
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....
17 days ago
Hilton Head Island, SC
Duties include, but are not limited to Pre-Testing, Special Diagnostic Testing, Scribing, ICD-10 Coding, Contact Lens Insertion Training, Contact Lens Ordering, etc....
17 days ago
Vision Plus - Duncan, SC
Job Description: The Optometric Technician is expected workup patients before their examinations, conduct diagnostic testing, and help patients with insertion and removal of contacts lenses....
24 days ago
Talent Care - Simpsonville, SC
educate them on correct contact lens procedures....
30+ days ago

Demographic Data for South Carolina

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Salary for Optometric Technician Jobs in South Carolina

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

$29,949

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometric Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometric Technicians in South 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 South 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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