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Ophthalmology Technician Salary

An Ophthalmology Technician earns an average wage of $15.30 per hour.
$28,683 - $62,000
(Median)
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62K
MEDIAN: $44,104
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$10.89 - $22.34
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$28,683 - $62,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,163  
Total Pay (?
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$22,962 - $48,178  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.89 - $22.34  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $36.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,163  
   
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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$22,962 - $48,178  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 86
United States (change)

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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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 41%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

National Average
$33,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 42%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 23%