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Optometric Technician Schools in California

In <nil>, 17 students earned their Optometric Technician/Assistant degrees in CA.

An Optometric Technician major is the 127th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Optometric Technician Majors in California

Optometric Technician/Assistant majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 17

Gender Distribution

In California, a optometric technician/assistant major is more popular with women than with men.


Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of optometric technician/assistant majors in California is as follows:

  • Asian: 11.8%
  • Black or African American: 5.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.9%
  • White: 47.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 29.4%

Jobs for Optometric Technician Grads in California

There are 3,010 people in the state and 52,890 people in the nation working in optometric technician/assistant jobs.


Wages for Optometric Technician Jobs in California

Optometric Technician/Assistant grads earn an average of $41,890 in the state and $38,220 nationwide.


There is one school in the state that offers this degree.


Moorpark College

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,709 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $1,247. Of all the students who attend this school, 69% get financial aid. The student loan default rate is 2.80% which is lower than average.

Optometric Technician Careers in CA

Some of the careers optometric technician/assistant majors go into include:

Job Title CA Job Growth CA Median Salary
Ophthalmic Medical Technicians 17% $39,560

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