Optometric Technician Jobs in Memphis, TN

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 - Memphis, TN
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...
10 days ago
VisionWorks - Memphis, TN
Order (regular and trials), stock, notify patients when their contact lenses are available for dispensing, dispense contact lenses and eyewear using SERVE. 11....
19 days ago
Cordova, TN (16 miles from Memphis, TN)
Title: Optician Company Description: Professional Optometric Office needing an experienced optician. Established in 1994, This practice provides an unsurpassed level of eyecare while offering...
23 days ago
America's Best - Memphis, TN
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....
90+ days ago

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Salary for Optometric Technician Jobs in Memphis, TN

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

$29,625

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Highest Education Level

Optometric Technicians in Memphis, TN offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (28.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.8%)
  • 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 Memphis, TN
  • 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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