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Ophthalmic Assistant Salary
in New Mexico, United States

$30,990 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$437

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 05, 2019

The average pay for an Ophthalmic Assistant is $30,990 a year and $15 an hour in New Mexico, United States. The average salary range for an Ophthalmic Assistant is between $23,708 and $36,981. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Ophthalmic Assistant. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New Mexico, United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Assists Ophthalmologist and other technical support personnel, under close supervision and in an entry-level capacity, to perform diagnostic tests and measurements necessary for evaluation of patient eye problems.
  • Obtains medical and personal data for ophthalmology patient charts.
  • Instructs patients about medications, tests, and procedures.
  • Instructs patient in care and use of corrective lenses.
Ophthalmic Assistant Job Prevalence in New Mexico, United States

Job family: Medical Assistants

Job family population: 673,660

Estimated population of Ophthalmic Assistant jobs: 22,453

Rate of error: 0.7%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$35,926
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About New Mexico, United States

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Description: New Mexico (Spanish: Nuevo México Spanish pronunciation: [ˈnweβo ˈmexiko] (listen), Navajo: Yootó Hahoodzo pronounced [jòːtxó xɑ̀xʷòːtsò]) is a state in the Southwestern region of the United States of America; its capital and cultural center is Santa Fe, which was founded in 1610 as capital of Nuevo México (itself established as a province of New Spain in 1598), while its largest city is Albuquerque with its accompanying metropolitan area. It is one of the Mountain States and shares the Four Corners region with Utah, Colorado, and Arizona; its other neighboring states are is bordered by the state of Texas to the east...

Ophthalmic Assistant Job Listings for New Mexico, United States

Ophthalmic Technician - Albuquerque, NM
Nov 11
Albuquerque, NM, USA
LasikPlus
... assist with scheduling, registration, insurance verification, updating patient emergency medical ... Job Responsibilities As a Ophthalmic Technician, you will be responsible for greeting patients and ...
Medical Assistant
Dec 4
Albuquerque, NM, USA
Sabio Systems
A Medical Assistant is an integral part of the health care team. In this position you will perform the following; * A variety of back office and patient-related tasks while ensuring smooth patient ...
Office Assistant
Dec 5
Hobbs, NM, USA
Texas Fabco Solution
We are looking for a competent Office Assistant to help with the organization and running of the daily administrative operations within the company. This position will act as an aide/assistant to ...
Administrative Assistant for TAX Season Seasonal Job
Dec 3
Cedar Crest, NM, USA
Rose Recruits
Seeking full-time seasonal administrative assistant for tax season (January 10 through April 15) in Cedar Crest, NM. Commitment to working through the entire tax season (14 weeks). There will be a ...
Administrative Assistant (12-02 BE)
Dec 2
White Sands Missile Range, NM, USA
JSL Technologies inc
Preferences Three to five years of experience as an Administrative Assistant. Company Description JSL Technologies, Inc. is an certified Small Disadvantaged Business and Veteran-Owned Small Business ...

The average pay for an Ophthalmic Assistant is $30,990 a year and $15 an hour in New Mexico, United States. The average salary range for an Ophthalmic Assistant is between $23,708 and $36,981. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Ophthalmic Assistant. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New Mexico, United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Ophthalmic Technician - Albuquerque, NM
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... assist with scheduling, registration, insurance verification, updating patient emergency medical ... Job Responsibilities As a Ophthalmic Technician, you will be responsible for greeting patients and ...
Medical Assistant
Dec 4
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A Medical Assistant is an integral part of the health care team. In this position you will perform the following; * A variety of back office and patient-related tasks while ensuring smooth patient ...
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