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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National Vision Incorporated - Chattanooga, 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....
3 days ago
Clarksville, TN
Professional, busy private practice is looking for a full-time optometric technician to come join our team....
1 day ago
Anderson Eyecare - Hermitage, TN
Responsibilities include gathering patient medical history, conducting diagnostic testing, helping patients with insertion and removal of contact lenses, sterilizing instruments, explaining insurance...
3 days ago
VisionWorks - Kingsport, TN
Order (regular and trials), stock, notify patients when their contact lenses are available for dispensing, dispense contact lenses and eyewear using SERVE. 11....
5 days ago
National Vision - Chattanooga, 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....
7 days ago
Department of Veterans Affairs - Knoxville, TN
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11 days ago
Department of Veterans Affairs - Knoxville, TN
.- Measurement of visual acuity, neutralization of spectacle lenses (manual or automated), assessment of pupillary function and extraocular muscle movement, confrontation visual field, auto refraction...
14 days ago
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration - Knoxville, TN
Provides patient care within the ophthalmology and optometry clinics, in general, the Health Technician conducts specific observations and examination procedures, and performs diagnostic and...
14 days ago
VisionWorks - Nashville, TN
Order (regular and trials), stock, notify patients when their contact lenses are available for dispensing, dispense contact lenses and eyewear using SERVE. 11....
30+ days ago
VisionWorks - Chattanooga, TN
Order (regular and trials), stock, notify patients when their contact lenses are available for dispensing, dispense contact lenses and eyewear using SERVE. 11....
60+ days ago
VisionWorks - Jackson, TN
Order (regular and trials), stock, notify patients when their contact lenses are available for dispensing, dispense contact lenses and eyewear using SERVE. 11....
60+ days ago
VisionWorks - Antioch, TN
Order (regular and trials), stock, notify patients when their contact lenses are available for dispensing, dispense contact lenses and eyewear using SERVE. 11....
90+ days ago
VisionWorks - Knoxville, TN
Order (regular and trials), stock, notify patients when their contact lenses are available for dispensing, dispense contact lenses and eyewear using SERVE. 11....
90+ days ago
Walmart - Selmer, TN
We are looking for people with specific skills and interests to fill our specialized roles. While your specific responsibilities will vary by department, we need you to be knowledgeable,...
90+ days ago
Wal-Mart - Madisonville, TN
We are looking for people with specific skills and interests to fill our specialized roles. While your specific responsibilities will vary by department, we need you to be knowledgeable,...
90+ days ago

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Salary for Optometric Technician Jobs in Tennessee

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

$29,799

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 (29.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.1%)
  • Associate's Degree (16.3%)
  • Vocational or Certification (15.3%)
  • Doctorate Degree (7.6%)
  • Some College (4.6%)
  • 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 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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