Senior Ophthalmic Technician Salary

The average rate for a Senior Ophthalmic Technician is $20.24 per hour. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$23,583 - $61,042
$42K
MEDIAN: $41,759
50%

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$15.52 - $26.55
$16
$20
$27
MEDIAN: $20.24
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$41,759  
   
Total Pay (?
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$30,410 - $59,180  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$15.52 - $26.55  
   
Overtime
$30.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
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$30,410 - $59,180  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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Job Description for Senior Ophthalmic Technician

  • 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.

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Key Stats for Senior Ophthalmic Technician

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
38%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Senior Ophthalmic Technician Salaries

Mid-Career
▲21%

Late-Career
▲10%

Experienced
▲3%

National Average
$43,000

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
38%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 11%