The average hourly pay for an Optometric Technician in Chicago, Illinois is $13.76.
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Job Description for Optometric Technician
Optometrists help clients maintain sharp, accurate eyesight, and optometric assistants help optometrists in a variety of tasks and ensure their office's operations run smoothly and efficiently. It is often the optometric assistant who performs much of the preparatory work for examinations, a series of duties that includes the maintenance and calibration of vision testing equipment, the application of various pre-examination tests for incoming patients, and clerical duties such as scheduling appo…Read more
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Employees with Optometric Technician in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 16.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (13.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (23.7% less), Houston, Texas (18.9% less) and Jacksonville, Florida (6.9% less).
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