Avg. Salary
$15.69
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for an Ophthalmic Technician in Nashville, Tennessee is $15.69 per hour.

The average pay for an Ophthalmic Technician in Nashville, Tennessee is {{pay}} per year.

$12
10%
$16
50%
$18
90%
MEDIAN $16
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$11.74 - $17.88
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$16
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MEDIAN: $15.69
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Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $11.74 - $17.88
Overtime $30.50
Annual Data $0$43K
Bonus $638
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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$24,648 - $43,327
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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 Nashville, Tennessee

Davidson County, Tennessee
626,681
Nashville is the capital of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the county seat of Davidson County. It is located on the Cumberland River in the north central part of the state. The city is a center for the music, healthcare, publishing, banking and transportation industries, and home to numerous colleges and universities. Reflecting the city's position in state government, Nashville is home to the Tennessee Supreme Court's courthouse for Middle Tennessee. It is known as a center of the country music industry, earning it the nickname "Music City U.S.A." Since 1963, Nashville has had a consolidated city-county government which includes six smaller municipalities in a two-tier system. Nashville is governed by a mayor, vice-mayor, and 40-member Metropolitan Council. Thirty-five of the members are elected from single-member districts; five are elected at-large. According to 2015 estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau, the total consolidated city-county population stood at 678,889. The "balance"...

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Key Stats for Ophthalmic Technician

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 22%