Avg. Salary
$17.27
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for an Ophthalmic Technician in Kansas City, Missouri is $17.27 per hour.

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$15
10%
$17
50%
$19
90%
MEDIAN $17
$15.48 - $19.00
$17
MEDIAN: $17.27
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Hourly Data $0$22
Hourly Rate $17.27
Overtime $22.50
Annual Data $0$51K
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$29,315 - $51,825
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

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 Kansas City, Missouri

Jackson County, Missouri
475,361
Male:
228,430 (48.1%)
Female:
246,931 (51.9%)
Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri and the sixth largest city in the Midwest. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city had an estimated population of 475,378 in 2015, making it the 36th largest city by population in the United States. It is the anchor city of the Kansas City metropolitan area, which straddles the Kansas–Missouri border. Kansas City was founded in the 1830s as a Missouri River port at its confluence with the Kansas River coming in from the west. On June 1, 1850 the town of Kansas was incorporated; shortly after came the establishment of the Kansas Territory. Confusion between the two ensued and the name Kansas City was assigned to distinguish them soon thereafter. Sitting on Missouri's western border, with Downtown near the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri rivers, the modern city encompasses some 319.03 square miles (826.3 km2), making it...
Kansas City:
$50,259
Missouri:
$50,238
$833
Kansas City:
$138,400
Missouri:
$147,800
3.5%

Ophthalmic Technician Job Listings

Key Stats for Ophthalmic Technician

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
10%

Skills That Affect Ophthalmic Technician Salaries

National Average
$36,000

Medical Photography
▼3%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▼6%

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 13%