Optometric Technician Jobs in Virginia

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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Wal-Mart - Warrenton, VA
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,...
18 hours ago
Wal-Mart - Winchester, VA
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,...
18 hours ago
Wal-Mart - Manassas, VA
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,...
18 hours ago
National Vision - Newport News, VA
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....
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12 hours ago National Vision
Wal-Mart - Forest, VA
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,...
18 hours ago
Eyemart Express - Mechanicsville, VA
Optical Lab Manager - Full-Time - Mechanicsville, VA #265 Location: Mechanicsville, VA START YOUR APPLICATION Optical Lab Manager Are you looking for a career that will bring you home? A career...
4 days ago
National Vision Incorporated - Roanoke, VA
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....
5 days ago
National Vision - Lynchburg, VA
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....
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5 days ago National Vision
National Vision - Waynesboro, VA
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....
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5 days ago National Vision
Eyemart Express LLC - Mechanicsville, VA
Optical Lab Manager Are you looking for a career that will bring you home? A career with a company that has one of the absolute best store leadership teams on the planet?! Well, you just found it!...
7 days ago
National Vision - Roanoke, VA
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....
12 days ago
VisionWorks - Sterling, VA
Order (regular and trials), stock, notify patients when their contact lenses are available for dispensing, dispense contact lenses and eyewear using SERVE. 11....
27 days ago
VisionWorks - Arlington, VA
Order (regular and trials), stock, notify patients when their contact lenses are available for dispensing, dispense contact lenses and eyewear using SERVE. 11....
29 days ago
VisionWorks - Manassas, VA
Order (regular and trials), stock, notify patients when their contact lenses are available for dispensing, dispense contact lenses and eyewear using SERVE. 11....
29 days ago
Walmart - North Chesterfield, VA
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 Virginia

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

$36,893

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optometric Technician positions.

Highest Education Level

Optometric Technicians in Virginia offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (29.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (16.3%)
  • Vocational or Certification (15.2%)
  • 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 Virginia
  • 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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