How much does an Ophthalmic Technician make in the United States? The average Ophthalmic Technician salary in the United States is $47,246 as of May 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $41,256 and $53,977. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.
Ophthalmic Technician provides technical services to assigned ophthalmic patients and assists ophthalmologists or optometrists in the examination and treatment of eye disorders. Takes patient history, conducts visual acuity screenings, and performs various technical procedures, including refractometry, tonometry, lensometry, and keratometry. Being an Ophthalmic Technician prepares patients for exams and procedures. Operates, maintains, and sanitizes ophthalmic equipment and instruments. Additionally, Ophthalmic Technician may assist physicians in performing minor surgical and laser procedures. May dispense contact lenses. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. May require a Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) or Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) certification. Ophthalmic Technician's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description
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Fiscal Year Ended in 2018
What does an Ophthalmic Technician do?
Ophthalmic Technician in Albuquerque, NM
Document patient history, perform visual acuity and glaucoma tests.
March 28, 2020
Ophthalmic Technician in Ann Arbor, MI
Prepares charts, filing, taking payment.
October 05, 2019
Examines eye for abnormalities of cornea, and anterior and posterior chambers.
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Ophthalmic Technician in the United States. The base salary for Ophthalmic Technician ranges from $41,256 to $53,977 with the average base salary of $47,246. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $41,551 to $54,067 with the average total cash compensation of $47,470.