$55,154
Avg. Salary
$19.30
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for an Ophthalmic Technician in Dallas, Texas is $19.30 per hour.

The average pay for an Ophthalmic Technician in Dallas, Texas is $55,154 per year.

$13
10%
$19
50%
$22
90%
MEDIAN $19
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10%
$55k
50%
$0
90%
MEDIAN $55,154
$12.91 - $22.21
$13
$19
$22
MEDIAN: $19.30
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50%
90%

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Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $12.91 - $22.21
Overtime $29.58
Annual Data $0$57K
Bonus $1,100
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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$27,664 - $57,543
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

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
$903
Dallas:
$152,400
Texas:
$152,000
3.5%

Ophthalmic Technician Job Listings

Key Stats for Ophthalmic Technician

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
50%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Skills That Affect Ophthalmic Technician Salaries

Patient Education
▲1%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▲1%

Medical Photography
▼0%

National Average
$41,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
50%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
no benefits
None: 14%