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Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

Assist in administering eye exams, medications, and patient care.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Above the statewide median
$24.13 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Well above statewide average
Growth rate:  15.9%    Read more about outlook

Education:

High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Collect medical information from patients, family members, or other medical professionals.
  • Record patient medical histories.
  • Administer non-intravenous medications.
  • Assist healthcare practitioners during surgery.
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Job Title Examples:

Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technician
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