$41,415
Avg. Salary
$15.89
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for an Ophthalmology Technician is $15.89 per hour.

The average pay for an Ophthalmology Technician is $41,415 per year.

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$12.24
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$24.15
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$27k
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MEDIAN $41,415
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$0$52K
Salary $27,148 - $52,922
Bonus $298 - $6,851
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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$25,828 - $51,607
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 25
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $12.24 - $24.15
Overtime $16.49 - $34.98
Annual Data $0$51K
Bonus $298 - $6,851
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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$25,828 - $51,607
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 140

Job Description for Ophthalmology Technician

Most of the time, ophthalmology technicians work for ophthalmologists. They work under direct supervision of these doctors in performing many eye-related clinical functions on patients. They perform visual field testing, visual acuity measurement, care of contact lenses, prescription glasses fitting, and keratometry (manual or automated).

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Ophthalmology Technician Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Ophthalmology Technician

Pay by Experience for an Ophthalmology Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Ophthalmology Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 48 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Ophthalmology Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Ophthalmology Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 24 salaries. An Ophthalmology Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 8 salaries.

Ophthalmology Technician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Ophthalmology Technician?

Ophthalmology Technician in Chillicothe:
"It’s very competitive."
Pros: Easy commute to work
Cons: Lots of Welfare, and disabled patients

Ophthalmology Technician in Chillicothe:
"A lot of Medicare and Medicaid patients."
Pros: Easy travel to work usually in the morning.
Cons: Lots of welfare patients, disability patients that are more difficult to do a work up on.

Ophthalmology Technician in south jordan, utah:
Pros: Doing scans and tests on pts and doing the medical end with different diseases..and learning.
Cons: When pts are double booked ..feeling rushed.

Key Stats for Ophthalmology Technician

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Ophthalmology Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲16%

Experienced
▲15%

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
no benefits
None: 36%