Career Outlook for Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

Also known as:
Contact Lens Cutter, Contact Lens Technician, Eyeglass Assembler, Eyeglass Lens Cutter, Eyeglass Maker, Lens Grinder, Lens Grinder and Polisher, Lens Mounter, Precision Lens Centerer and Edger, Prescription Eyeglass Maker

The overall job outlook for Ophthalmic Medical Technician careers has been relatively unchanged since 2004. Vacancies for this career have slightly decreased by 3.66 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of -0.23 percent per year. Demand for Ophthalmic Medical Technicians is expected to go up, with an expected 6,410 new jobs filled by 2029. This represents an annual increase of 2.73 percent over the next few years. Join our talent pool and get scouted today!

TOP STATES

There are currently more Ophthalmic Medical Technicians in the following states

Texas 3,030
California 2,830
New York 2,610
Florida 2,370
Ohio 1,620
Washington 920
Missouri 890
BOTTOM STATES

The states below have the least number of filled positions for Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

Maine
30
South Dakota
40
Wyoming
40
Idaho
50
Kansas
80
West Virginia
90
Montana
90