Ophthalmology Technician Salary (United States)

An Ophthalmology Technician earns an average wage of $15.05 per hour.
Ophthalmology Technician Total Pay (?
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$28,841 - $55,643
(Median)
29K
43K
48K
56K
MEDIAN: $43,000
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Ophthalmology Technician Total Pay (?
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$10.70 - $21.80
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$28,841 - $55,643  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,020  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$22,630 - $47,726  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 98
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.70 - $21.80  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $33.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,020  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$22,630 - $47,726  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 98
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Job Description for Ophthalmology Technician
  • Perform visual acuity testing and assist in minor office procedures.
  • Record, review and verify patient information.
  • 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 care.

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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Ophthalmology Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 39%
Experienced
up arrow 10%
National Average
$32,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
Entry-Level
up arrow 10%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 16 votes.
Gender
Female
86%
female alumni
 
Male
14%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
17%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 18%
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