Orthoptist Jobs in Boston, MA

Orthoptists are allied healthcare practitioners who specialize in diagnosing and treating disorders of the eye and visual system. Orthoptic treatment of certain conditions can relieve visual symptoms and enhance visual performance, but surgical intervention is not part of an orthoptist’s job description.

The median salary for an orthoptist is $61,379 according to Payscale, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects faster than average job growth for diagnostic/treatment practitioners in general at 10%–14% through 2026.

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  • Boston Children's Hospital
  • Boston, MA
  • 90+ days ago
Current certification as an Orthoptist by the American Orthoptic Council (AOC) or equivalent level of certification from an accredited foreign program....

Demographic Data for Boston, MA

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Salary for Orthoptist Jobs in Boston, MA

Estimated salary range based on data from US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and iHireOptometry research efforts.

Top Hiring Companies

Top hiring companies in your area for Orthoptist positions


  • UpScriptHealth
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  • Warby Parker
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  • Luxottica Group
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  • Mass General Brigham
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  • Mass. Eye and Ear (MEE)
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  • Partners Healthcare
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  • Atrius Health
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  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
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  • Boston Children's Hospital
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  • Fenway Health
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Highest Education Level

Orthoptists in Boston, MA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (33.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (16.7%)
  • Master's Degree (13.3%)
  • High School or GED (11.7%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (11.7%)
  • Doctorate Degree (6.7%)
  • Some College (6.7%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Orthoptists in Boston, MA
  • None (50.0%)
  • 2-4 years (25.0%)
  • 1-2 years (21.4%)
  • Less than 1 year (3.6%)

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