Ophthalmic Technician Salary in District of Columbia

How much does an Ophthalmic Technician make in District of Columbia? The average Ophthalmic Technician salary in District of Columbia is $52,170 as of January 20, 2020, but the range typically falls between $45,555 and $59,603. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

25% $45,555 10% $39,533 90% $66,370 75% $59,603 $52,170 50%(Median)
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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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Location Naval Anacost Annex, DC Avg. Salary $51,907 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Parcel Return Service, DC Avg. Salary $51,907 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington, DC Avg. Salary $51,907 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington Navy Yard, DC Avg. Salary $51,907 Date Updated January 20, 2020
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