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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America's Best - Hampton, 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....
4 days ago
Hampton, VA
We are an optometric practice servicing the largest shipyard in the United States. We are an integral part of the community and provide vision care to those hardworking and skillfully trained...
4 days ago
MyEyeDr - Yorktown, VA
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...
4 days ago
MyEyeDr - Williamsburg, VA
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...
10 days ago
MyEyeDr - Charlottesville, VA
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...
10 days ago
MyEyeDr - Harrisonburg, VA
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...
10 days ago
Falls Church, VA
Are you Optician or Optometric Tech in your country? Or you like optical sales? Tu Family Vision Clinic has a job for you serving the Latino Community of Northern Virginia in Falls Church/ Seven...
17 days ago
Henrico, VA
Optical Candidates must have demonstrated experience in frame selection, choosing the best lens product based on patients needs, lens quality control and proficient in spectacle adjustments as well...
18 days ago
Richmond, VA
The successful candidate will be a technician for the doctors and contact lens area....
19 days ago
America's Best - 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....
26 days ago
Talent Care - Virginia Beach, VA
Optometrist as needed during examinations Show patients how to properly care for contact lens Assist the patient in making decisions about frames and lenses Qualifications Optometric Technician required...
45+ days ago
Beach Eye Care - Virginia Beach, VA
Fitting Contacts: select appropriate contact lens based on visual needs, current refraction, keratometry readings and lifestyle Adheres to all HIPAA laws and regulations Answer and trouble shoot email...
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 (28.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.8%)
  • 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 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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