What is the average annual salary for Ophthalmic Technician?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Ophthalmic Technician may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Ophthalmic Technician in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Ophthalmic Technician in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annualy pay for a typical Ophthalmic Technician in the United States is $43,811 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Accountant I in the United Sates are expected to make less than $43,811.
Duties include preparing examination and treatment rooms, reviewing the appointment schedule, performing basic and routine vision screening examinations, administering eye medications, cleaning and maintaining ophthalmic instruments and assisting physicians during minor surgical and laser procedures. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent, completion of Ophthalmic Technician training and certification program, and 2-4 years of related experience. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.
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