Optometric Technician Jobs in Tennessee

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 Technician

  • Visionworks
  • Clarksville, TN
  • 5 days ago
About Us: Want to bring the "care" back to the vision care industry? We're looking for charismatic types who are ready to be the heart of our brand. Whether it's a friendly voice over the phone,...

Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant

  • MyEyeDr
  • Oak Ridge, TN
  • 8 days ago
Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant Oak Ridge, TN, USA Req #17951 Wednesday, August 3, 2022 About the role: See yourself starting a new career journey?...

Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant

  • MyEyeDr
  • Dyersburg, TN
  • 9 days ago
Optometric Technician/Medical Assistant Dyersburg, TN 38024, USA Req #17915 Tuesday, August 2, 2022 About the role: See yourself starting a new career journey?...

Optometric Technician

  • Visionworks
  • Hampton, TN
  • 12 days ago
About Us: Want to bring the "care" back to the vision care industry? We're looking for charismatic types who are ready to be the heart of our brand. Whether it's a friendly voice over the phone,...

Optometric Tech - Medical Assistant

  • America's Best
  • Smyrna, TN
  • 18 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 Tech - Medical Assistant

  • America's Best
  • Knoxville, TN
  • 18 days ago
Promote visual field testing and retinal screenings to eligible patients. Perform exam pre-screening. Review prescriptions and/or patient information carefully and identify special needs....

Contact Lens Specialist

  • America's Best
  • Jackson, TN
  • 18 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....

Contact Lens Specialist

  • America's Best
  • Memphis, TN
  • 18 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 Tech - Medical Assistant - Bilingual

  • America's Best
  • Memphis, TN
  • 18 days ago
Promote visual field testing and retinal screenings to eligible patients. Perform exam pre-screening. Review prescriptions and/or patient information carefully and identify special needs....

LensCrafters - Optometric Technician

  • Luxottica
  • Chattanooga, TN
  • 23 days ago
GENERAL FUNCTION The Optometric Technician creates exceptional value in the lives of our patients by delivering the LensCrafters Experience....

LensCrafters - Optometric Technician

  • Luxottica Group
  • Chattanooga, TN
  • 30+ days ago
GENERAL FUNCTION The Optometric Technician creates exceptional value in the lives of our patients by delivering the LensCrafters Experience....

LensCrafters - Optometric Technician

  • Luxottica Group
  • Chattanooga, TN
  • 30+ days ago
GENERAL FUNCTION The Optometric Technician creates exceptional value in the lives of our patients by delivering the LensCrafters Experience....

Optometric Technician

  • Vision Source
  • Nolensville, TN
  • 60+ 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
  • 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 Tennessee

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

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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometric Technician positions.


Highest Education Level

Optometric Technicians in Tennessee 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 Tennessee
  • 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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