How much does an Ophthalmic Technician make in the United States? The average Ophthalmic Technician salary in the United States is $52,971 as of November 27, 2023, but the range typically falls between $46,630 and $60,444. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including
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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. Typically requires an associate degree. May require Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA). May require Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT). Typically reports to a manager. Ophthalmic Technician's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2023 Salary.com)... View full job description
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What does an Ophthalmic Technician do?
Ophthalmic Technician in Albany, NY
An Ophthalmic Technician will work alongside an eye doctor to provide optimal patient care by performing various eye-related tasks including.
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Ophthalmic Technician in Columbus, MS
If your practice has struggled to find and keep good ophthalmic assistants, you are not alone.
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Ophthalmic Technician in Somerset, NJ
As an Ophthalmic Technician you will work with Ophthalmologists (also known as Eye Doctors) to improve the sight of patients.
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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 $46,630 to $60,444 with the average base salary of $52,971. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $46,904 to $60,677 with the average total cash compensation of $53,255.