Orthoptist Jobs in North Carolina

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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Demographic Data for North Carolina

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Salary for Orthoptist Jobs in North Carolina

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


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  • Walmart/Sam's Club Health & Wellness
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  • Walmart
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  • Luxottica Group
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  • Myeyedr
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  • North Carolina Primary Vision Care Associates
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  • Eye Care Partners
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  • Corporate practice
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  • Luxottica
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Highest Education Level

Orthoptists in North Carolina 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 North Carolina
  • None (50.0%)
  • 2-4 years (25.0%)
  • 1-2 years (21.4%)
  • Less than 1 year (3.6%)

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