How much does a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) make in the United States? The average Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) salary in the United States is $49,097 as of May 27, 2021, but the salary range typically falls between $42,875 and $56,094. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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25% $42,875 10% $37,210 90% $62,464 75% $56,094 $49,097 50%(Median)
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Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA)

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The Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) greets the patient and reviews the complaint. Performs and records pertinent clinical measures to include visual acuities slit lamp exam and any other ...
Riverside Health System - 27 days ago
Riverside Health System - Williamsburg , VA
JCAHPO, Certified Ophthalmic Assistant within 18 months of employment #ZR
Riverside Health System - 24 days ago
Atlantic Eye Consultants - Virginia Beach , VA
We are seeking an experienced F/T Ophthalmic Technician to perform daily work ups, testing, and ... Certification preferred - two years experience a must. Pleasant personality and professionalism ...
ZipRecruiter - 10 days ago
Atlantic Vision Partners - Midlothian , VA
Scribe certification and/or certified ophthalmic assistant/technician is strongly preferred. PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are ...
ZipRecruiter - 52 days ago
Virginia Pediatric Eye Center - Virginia Beach , VA
... Assistant/Ophthalmic Tech. Knowledge of exam flow, contact lenses and specialty testing, such as visual fields, OCT and imaging are a plus. COA or COT credentials preferred. Applicants should have ...
ZipRecruiter - 31 days ago
Atlantic Vision Partners - Halifax , VA
Scribe certification and/or ophthalmic assistant/technician, strongly preferred * Completion of medical terminology and/or ophthalmic terminology courses is encouraged. PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical ...
ZipRecruiter - 60 days ago

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