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Ophthalmic Medical Technicians


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

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians assist ophthalmologists in clinics. They may administer eye exams or medications. They may instruct patients in the care and use of glasses or contacts.

Wages $24.60 per hour on average  
Outlook The outlook is Excellent
Education & Training High School or less is needed for entry.
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