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 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. 

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Ophthalmic Technician Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Ophthalmic Technician Salary $40,857 US November 27, 2023
25th Percentile Ophthalmic Technician Salary $46,630 US November 27, 2023
50th Percentile Ophthalmic Technician Salary $52,971 US November 27, 2023
75th Percentile Ophthalmic Technician Salary $60,444 US November 27, 2023
90th Percentile Ophthalmic Technician Salary $67,248 US November 27, 2023
25% $46,630 10% $40,857 90% $67,248 75% $60,444 $52,971 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Job Description for Ophthalmic Technician

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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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
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City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
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City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
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City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 17.5%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
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