Ophthalmology Technician Salary

An Ophthalmology Technician earns an average wage of $15.46 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$22,257 - $53,188
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$39K
$53K
MEDIAN: $39,338
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$12.14 - $24.16
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$0$53K
Salary $22,257 - $53,188
Bonus $550
Total Pay (?
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$24,998 - $51,842
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 13
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $12.14 - $24.16
Overtime $19.11 - $44.04
Annual Data $0$51K
Bonus $550
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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$24,998 - $51,842
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 72

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Job Description for Ophthalmology Technician

Most of the time, ophthalmology technicians work for ophthalmologists. They work under direct supervision of these doctors in performing many eye-related clinical functions on patients. They perform visual field testing, visual acuity measurement, care of contact lenses, prescription glasses fitting, and keratometry (manual or automated).

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Ophthalmology Technician Tasks

  • 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.
  • Perform visual acuity testing and assist in minor office procedures.
  • Record, review and verify patient information.

Ophthalmology Technician Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Ophthalmology Technician

Pay by Experience for an Ophthalmology Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Ophthalmology Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 48 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Ophthalmology Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Ophthalmology Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 24 salaries. An Ophthalmology Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 8 salaries.

Ophthalmology Technician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Ophthalmology Technician?

Ophthalmology Technician in south jordan, utah:
Pros: Doing scans and tests on pts and doing the medical end with different diseases..and learning.
Cons: When pts are double booked ..feeling rushed.

Key Stats for Ophthalmology Technician

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Ophthalmology Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲21%

Experienced
▲20%

Mid-Career
▲13%

National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 24%
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