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Optometric Technician Schools in Texas

In 2020-2021, 50 students earned their Optometric Technician/Assistant degrees in TX.

An Optometric Technician major is the 97th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Optometric Technician Majors in Texas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 30
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 30
Associate Degree 17
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 3
Award Taking 12 Weeks to 1 Year 3
Award Taking Less 12 Weeks 3

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 8.0%
  • Black or African American: 6.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 68.0%
  • White: 18.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 0.0%

Jobs for Optometric Technician Grads in Texas

In this state, there are 5,610 people employed in jobs related to an optometric technician/assistant degree, compared to 52,890 nationwide.


Wages for Optometric Technician Jobs in Texas

Optometric Technician/Assistant grads earn an average of $33,290 in the state and $38,220 nationwide.


There are 2 colleges in Texas that offer optometric technician/assistant degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
31,110 Total Students

56% of students get financical aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,702 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1.


St Philip's College

San Antonio
7 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,696 Total Students

80% of students get financical aid. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,829.

Optometric Technician Careers in TX

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

Job Title TX Job Growth TX Median Salary
Ophthalmic Medical Technicians 25% $31,840

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