Orthoptist Jobs in Elmhurst, NY

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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Orthoptist-ELM

  • Mount Sinai Medical Center
  • Elmhurst, NY
  • 4 days ago
Performs and participates in the diagnostic evaluation of patients. Identifies children and adult strabismus patients. Responsible for the assessment of visual acuity in infants and preverbal...

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Salary for Orthoptist Jobs in Elmhurst, NY

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Highest Education Level

Orthoptists in Elmhurst, NY 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 Elmhurst, NY
  • None (50.0%)
  • 2-4 years (25.0%)
  • 1-2 years (21.4%)
  • Less than 1 year (3.6%)

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