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Technician Ophthalmic Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$48,679 (USD)

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Last updated: May 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Technician Ophthalmic is $48,679 a year and $23 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Technician Ophthalmic is between $36,003 and $59,229. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Tests and measures eye function to assist Ophthalmologist to diagnose and treat eye disorders and disease.
  • Assesses patient's far acuity, near acuity, peripheral vision, depth perception, and color perception to assist Ophthalmologist to diagnose and treat eye disorders and disease.
Technician Ophthalmic Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

Job family population: 48,060

Estimated population of Technician Ophthalmic jobs: 1,642

Rate of error: 3.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Technician Ophthalmic Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Ophthalmic Technician
May 12
Chicago, IL, USA
Chicago Retina
Ophthalmic Technician -help maintain patient flow in the office. Notify doctor(s) of which patients are ready -dilate patients, if needed, in a timely fashion -perform visual acuity -take HPI -verify ...
Ophthalmic Technician
Apr 17
Chicago, IL, USA
Ophthalmic technicians, COA, COT - Chicago Come join our team, we provide a collaborative environment where you grow your skills, and have a great working atmosphere. Our practice is the leader in ...
Lead Ophthalmic Technician
Mar 22
Barrington, IL, USA
Ophthalmic Technician Northwest Eye Center Barrington, IL LEAD Ophthalmic Technician UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT Are you looking for a change or possibly an opportunity for career growth? Medical/Surgical ...
Ophthalmic Technician
Feb 27
Joliet, IL, USA
Premier Vision Associates P.C.
Great ophthalmology practice offering excellent opportunity for enthusiastic and self-motivated ophthalmic technician You will work directly with the doctor and learn valuable skills. You will be ...
Ophthalmic Technician
Mar 6
Rosin Eyecare
Our practice is growing and we are looking for an Ophthalmic Technician. If you think you are prepared to accept our challenge, we may be the practice for you. Our focus is on excellent eye health ...
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