Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for an Ophthalmic Technician is $18.25
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Ophthalmic Technicians?
An early career Ophthalmic Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $17.80 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Ophthalmic Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.87 based on 5 salaries.
What Do Ophthalmic Technicians Do?
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.
This job requires substantial knowledge of ophthalmic practices and …Read more