Optometric Technician Jobs in Nashville, 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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Optometric Tech - Medical Assistant

  • America's Best
  • Smyrna, TN (20 miles from Nashville, TN)
  • 15 days ago
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....

Optometric Technician

  • Vision Source
  • Nolensville, TN (16 miles from Nashville, TN)
  • 45+ days ago
and necessary documentation Prepare patients to be seen by the Optometrist Assist the Optometrist as needed during examinations Show patients how to properly care for contact lens Assist the patient...

OD Tech Optometric Technician

  • VisionWorks
  • Hendersonville, TN (15 miles from Nashville, TN)
  • 90+ days ago
Order (regular and trials), stock, notify patients when their contact lenses are available for dispensing, dispense contact lenses and eyewear using SERVE. 11....

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Salary for Optometric Technician Jobs in Nashville, TN

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 Nashville, TN 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 Nashville, 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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