Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT) Salary
The average Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist in the United States earns approximately $23.46 per hour. Work is enjoyable for Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. While some workers in this profession — nearly one-fifth — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and more than two-fifths have dental insurance. Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologists who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 84 percent.
Job Description for Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT)
- Assist ophthalmology patients by providing information and services; patient evaluations, vision health testing, lens fitting and care orientations.
- Counsel and educate patients by reiterating physician orders for eye hygiene and post procedure care.
- Record, review and verify patient information.
- Under supervision of Ophthalmologist, assists and performs procedures.
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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT)
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $47K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $52K. Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologists with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $49K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $51K.
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