Ophthalmic Technician in Orlando, Florida Salary

The average rate for an Ophthalmic Technician in Orlando, Florida is $18.49 per hour.

$12.46 - $20.12
$18
MEDIAN: $18.23
50%

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Hourly Data $0$20
Hourly Rate $18.23
Overtime $1.50
Annual Data $0$50K
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$24,848 - $50,684
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

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 Orlando, Florida

Orange County, Florida
270,917
Male:
130,940 (48.3%)
Female:
139,977 (51.7%)
Orlando (/ɔːrˈlændoʊ/) is a city in the U.S. state of Florida and the county seat of Orange County. Located in Central Florida, it is the center of the Orlando metropolitan area, which had a population of 2,387,138, according to U.S. Census Bureau figures released in March 2016, making it the 24th-largest metropolitan area in the United States, the sixth-largest metropolitan area in the Southern United States, and the third-largest metropolitan area in Florida. As of July 1, 2014, Orlando had an estimated city-proper population of 262,372, making it the 73rd-largest city in the United States, the fourth-largest city in Florida, and the state's largest inland city. The City of Orlando is nicknamed "The City Beautiful," and its symbol is the fountain at Lake Eola. Orlando is also known as "The Theme Park Capital of the World" and in 2014 its tourist attractions and events drew more than 62 million visitors. The...
Orlando:
$44,804
Florida:
$49,426
$1,027
Orlando:
$214,400
Florida:
$179,800
5.2%

Ophthalmic Technician Job Listings

Key Stats for Ophthalmic Technician

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
40%
20 years or more
30%

Skills That Affect Ophthalmic Technician Salaries

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▲4%

National Average
$39,000

Medical Photography
▼7%

Patient Education
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
40%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 25%