An Ophthalmology Technician earns an average wage of $15.00 per hour.
Ophthalmology Technician Total Pay (?
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$28,973 - $55,149
(Median)
29K
44K
55K
MEDIAN: $44,104
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90%
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Ophthalmology Technician Total Pay (?
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$10.59 - $21.53
(Median)
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22
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$28,973 - $55,149  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,017  
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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$22,509 - $47,554  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 102
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.59 - $21.53  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $33.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,017  
   
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).
)
$22,509 - $47,554  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 102
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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.
Pay by Experience Level for Ophthalmology Technician
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Ophthalmology Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%
Experienced
up arrow 9%
National Average
$32,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
Entry-Level
up arrow 10%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
89%
female alumni
 
Male
11%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
18%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 20%
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