Ophthalmic Technician in Dallas, Texas Salary

How much does an Ophthalmic Technician make in Dallas, TX? In Dallas, an Ophthalmic Technician takes home approximately $19.15 per hour on average. This is 13% above the national average for an Ophthalmic Technician which is $16.65 per hour. Wages for an Ophthalmic Technician in Dallas range from $15.75 per hour to $20.07 per hour. Total Annual Pay, which includes hourly rate and overtime for an Ophthalmic Technician in Dallas ranges from $32,760 to $42,763 annually. Job satisfaction is reported as 0 out of 5 stars. In Dallas, women make up the majority of the workforce (100 percent). In Dallas, an Ophthalmic Technician often enjoys benefits provided by their employer.

Job Description for Ophthalmic Technician

An ophthalmic technician is typically responsible for patient care and the flow of clinical activities on a daily basis. Their responsibilities generally include gathering patient history, maintaining and cleaning equipment, and returning phone calls to patients and pharmacies. An ophthalmic technician also must be able to accurately perform tests that include pupil exams, refractions, lensometer, topography, and amsler grids.

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Ophthalmic 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.

About Dallas, Texas

Dallas County, Texas
1,300,082
Male:
639,019 (49.2%)
Female:
661,063 (50.8%)
Dallas (/ˈdæləs/) is a major city in the state of Texas and is the largest urban center of the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the United States. The city proper ranks ninth in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. The city's prominence arose from its historical importance as a center for the oil and cotton industries, and its position along numerous railroad lines. The bulk of the city is in Dallas County, of which it is the county seat; however, sections of the city are located in Collin, Denton, Kaufman, and Rockwall counties. According to the 2010 United States Census, the city had a population of 1,197,816. The United States Census Bureau's estimate for the city's population increased to 1,300,092 as of July 1, 2015. The city is the largest economic center of the 12-county Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area (commonly referred to as DFW), which...
Dallas:
$45,918
Texas:
$55,653
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Dallas:
$152,400
Texas:
$152,000
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Ophthalmic Technician Job Listings

Key Stats for Ophthalmic Technician

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
56%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Skills That Affect Ophthalmic Technician Salaries

Patient Education
▲2%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▲2%

Medical Photography
▲1%

National Average
$41,000

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
56%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 33%