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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MyEyeDr - Longview, TX
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...
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MyEyeDr - Dallas, TX
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...
1 day ago
Eyeglass World - Longview, TX
Promotes visual field testing and retinal screenings to eligible patients. Performs exam pre-screening. Reviews prescriptions and/or patient information carefully and identifies special needs....
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MyEyeDr - Carrollton, TX
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...
1 day ago
Eyemart Express LLC - El Paso, TX
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1 day ago
America's Best - Fort Worth, TX
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
America's Best - Tomball, TX
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....
4 days ago
America's Best - Rockwall, TX
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....
4 days ago
Eyeglass World - Tyler, TX
Promotes visual field testing and retinal screenings to eligible patients. Performs exam pre-screening. Reviews prescriptions and/or patient information carefully and identifies special needs....
5 days ago
Lubbock, TX
Some knowledge of contact lenses and computer abilities....
14 days ago
QuarterLine - Fort Bliss, TX
Certifications : Complete an optometric technician course and possess and maintain current certification. Possess a current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification....
14 days ago
Fort Worth, TX
Looking for an experienced optometric technician to add to our team. This team member will need to be involved in all aspects of the office....
17 days ago
National Vision Incorporated - Katy, TX
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....
18 days ago
National Vision Incorporated - Houston, TX
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....
18 days ago
America's Best - Katy, TX
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....
23 days ago

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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

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometric Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometric Technicians in Texas offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (28.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.7%)
  • 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 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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