How much does an Ophthalmic Technician make in Berkeley, CA? The average Ophthalmic Technician salary in Berkeley, CA is $55,780 as of March 26, 2020, but the range typically falls between $48,713 and $63,733. 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 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)

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