Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

Top 3 Ophthalmic Medical Technician Jobs

  • Certified Ophthalmic Technician II - Sutter Health - El Potrero de Santa Clara, CA

    Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) or Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technician (COT) by the Joint ... Commission of Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO) required upon hire. * Current Basic ...

  • Ophthalmic Technician - $500 sign on bonus - Sight Partners - Fairbanks, AK

    Take patients' medical histories, perform workups, and perform ophthalmic diagnostic exams to ... We are currently looking to fill a Full Time, 40hrs per week Ophthalmic Technician position for our ...

  • Ophthalmic Technician - Sight Partners - Smokey Point, WA

    Take patients' medical histories, perform workups, and perform ophthalmic diagnostic exams to ... a technician or in patient services preferred * Proficient with computers, Microsoft Office ...

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What Ophthalmic medical technicians Do

Assist ophthalmologists by performing ophthalmic clinical functions. May administer eye exams, administer eye medications, and instruct the patient in care and use of corrective lenses.


Ophthalmic medical technician Salaries

  • 2020 employment: 60,900
  • May 2021 median annual wage: $37,180

Job Outlook for Ophthalmic medical technicians

Projected employment change, 2020-30:

  • Number of new jobs: 8,700
  • Growth rate: 14 percent (Faster than average)

How to Become an Ophthalmic medical technician

Education and training:

  • Typical entry-level education: Postsecondary nondegree award
  • Work experience in a related occupation: None
  • Typical on-the-job training: None

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