Optometric Technician Jobs in Texas

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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University Of Texas Rio Grande Valley - Rio Grande City, TX
OPTOMETRIC TECHNICIAN (UT Health RGV Multispecialty-Vision)University of Texas Rio Grande ValleyRio Grande City, TexasUnited States Search OPTOMETRIC TECHNICIAN (UT Health RGV Multispecialty-Vision)...
17 hours ago
Family Vision Solutions - Houston, TX
Description We are looking for an outgoing, energetic, detailed oriented person to join our busy practice! The ideal candidate will be a hard-working professional
23 hours ago
San Antonio, TX
Requirements include: Knowledge of preliminary patient testing including tonometry, visual fields, visual acuities, OCT, optomap, contact lens prices and fees, contact lens insertion and removal etc...
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Optical Zone - Plano, TX
Looking for an experienced ophthalmic technician that has experience in a progressive private eye care practice. Employee must have excellent customer service skills and be passionate about eye...
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1 day ago
Wellness Pointe - Longview, TX
Job Description The Optometric Technician will work directly with the Optometrist to provide optimal patient services and flow by accurately ascertaining the necessary required data from patients.Technician...
2 days ago
Grand Prairie, TX
North Grand Prairie private practice looking for Optometric Tech/Optician. 30+hours a week. No weekends! Must have fun, outgoing, energic personality, and be willing to learn. Some insurance...
1 day ago
The University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley - Edinburg, TX
OPTOMETRIC TECHNICIAN (UT Health RGV Multispecialty-Vision) Posting Number: SRGV4861 Number of Vacancies: 1 Location: Edinburg, Texas Department: School of Medicine / Clinical Affairs FLSA: Non-Exempt...
3 days ago
Austin, TX
Now hiring for an Optometric Technician! Come join our team today!! Fast-forward your Optometric Technician career with McCormick Vision Source, an innovative company that will help you succeed....
4 days ago
HOPE CLINIC - Houston, TX
lens insertion, removal, care, and replacement;Manage frame, contact lens trials, ophthalmic medication, office material, and inventory ofall patient care supplies;Ensure equipment, both Optometrist's...
5 days ago
Fort Worth, TX
BASIC FUNCTION The Optometric Technician assists the optometrist with general appointments to keep the office running smoothly and efficiently....
7 days ago
Optical Zone - Plano, TX
Optometric Technician O O O O Optometric Technician Optical Zone Plano, Texas 75025 See More Results Description Looking for an experienced ophthalmic technician that has experience in a progressive...
7 days ago
Family Vision Solutions - Houston, TX
lenses to verify parameters for all RGP/scleral lenses Keeping up with office policies and warranties related to contact lenses Keeping up with rebates associated with the soft contact lenses Keeping...
7 days ago
El Paso, TX
The job includes testing patient acuities, ocular pressures, refractions, training of new contact lens wearers and ordering contact lenses and supplies....
9 days ago
Cenergy - Richardson, TX
CMM Programmer We specialize in manufacturing unique parts with superior strategies. Using cutting edge techniques, parts are manufactured for a wide variety of industries, ranging from injection...
9 days ago
San Antonio, TX
Optometric technician needed at group optometric practice in Schertz....
10 days ago

Demographic Data for Texas

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Salary for Optometric Technician Jobs in Texas

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

$27,405

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optometric Technicians in Texas offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (28.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (16.4%)
  • Vocational or Certification (15.1%)
  • Doctorate Degree (7.6%)
  • Some College (4.6%)
  • Master's Degree (2.9%)
  • Some High School (0.8%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Optometric Technicians in Texas
  • 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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