Optical Management Jobs in California

The optical manager presides over an eye care center or retail establishment. More often than not, these professionals begin their careers as opticians and earn promotions to management, where their job description includes overseeing the office/store’s day-to-day business operations and supervising staff members.

The median salary for optical management personnel is $43,452 according to Payscale. The Bureau of Labor Statistics anticipates job growth for dispensing opticians to be at least 15% through 2026, which will generate a similar increase in management opportunities.

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Lockheed Martin Corporation - Sunnyvale, CA
Job Description The coolest jobs on this planet or any other are with Lockheed Martin Space. Are you passionate about state-of-the-art technology in space exploration, and seeing your work applied...
2 days ago
VSP Global - Sacramento, CA
care insurance, high-fashion eyewear, customized lenses, ophthalmic technology and retail solutions, with employees in over 23 countries....
17 hours ago
VSP Global - Sacramento, CA
care insurance, high-fashion eyewear, customized lenses, ophthalmic technology and retail solutions, with employees in over 23 countries....
1 day ago
VSP Global - Sacramento, CA
care insurance, high-fashion eyewear, customized lenses, ophthalmic technology and retail solutions, with employees in over 23 countries....
1 day ago
VSP Global - Folsom, CA
care insurance, high-fashion eyewear, customized lenses, ophthalmic technology and retail solutions, with employees in over 23 countries....
1 day ago
VSP Global - Rancho Cordova, CA
care insurance, high-fashion eyewear, customized lenses, ophthalmic technology and retail solutions, with employees in over 23 countries....
1 day ago
VSP Global - Sacramento, CA
care insurance, high-fashion eyewear, customized lenses, ophthalmic technology and retail solutions, with employees in over 23 countries....
1 day ago
Stanton Optical - Clovis, CA
Do you share our vision of modernizing eye care for all people and making eye care easy? Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent required?...
1 day ago
Stanton Optical - Santee, CA
Do you share our vision of modernizing eye care for all people and making eye care easy? Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent required?...
1 day ago
CooperVision USA - San Ramon, CA
CooperVision, a division of CooperCompanies (NYSE\:COO), is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of soft contact lenses....
16 hours ago
Coherent Incorporated - Richmond, CA
Market Development Manager - Defense Optics job in California, USA / United States Coherent, Inc. Location: (94801) California, United States Salary: Competitive Type: Permanent Main Industry:...
3 days ago
Osmotica Pharmaceuticals plc - Oakland, CA
As a member of the sales team, the Eye Care Territory Manager works closely with the District Manager, fellow Eye Care Territory Managers and other colleagues throughout the Commercial organization...
1 day ago
Osmotica Pharmaceuticals plc - Long Beach, CA
As a member of the sales team, the Eye Care Territory Manager works closely with the District Manager, fellow Eye Care Territory Managers and other colleagues throughout the Commercial organization...
1 day ago
Johnson & Johnson - Milpitas, CA
We are committed to using our reach and size for good, and strive to put quality eye care within reach of everyone, everywhere. Visit us at www.jjvision.com....
22 hours ago
Warby Parker - San Diego, CA
optician in non-licensing states) with 2+ years of experience, including supervisor responsibilities Passionate about the eyewear and retail industries A clear, effective, and professional communicatoryou...
1 day ago

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Optical Management Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Optical Engineering
The courses in this specialization can also be taken for academic credit as ECEA 5600-5602, part of CU Boulder's Master of Science in Electrical Engineering degree. Enroll here. Optical...

Optical Efficiency and Resolution
This course can also be taken for academic credit as ECEA 5601, part of CU Boulder's Master of Science in Electrical Engineering degree. Optical instruments are how we see the world, from...

Active Optical Devices
The courses in this specialization can also be taken for academic credit as ECEA 5605-5607, part of CU Boulder's Master of Science in Electrical Engineering degree. Enroll here. This Active...

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Salary for Optical Management Jobs in California

This is the average annual salary for Optical Management jobs in California as reported by the BLS.

$55,588

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optical Management positions.

Highest Education Level

Optical Managements in California offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (27.5%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (25.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.7%)
  • Vocational or Certification (15.9%)
  • Some College (5.3%)
  • Master's Degree (5.1%)
  • Doctorate Degree (2.2%)
  • Some High School (0.7%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Optical Managements in California
  • 1-2 years (25.9%)
  • 2-4 years (22.2%)
  • Less than 1 year (18.5%)
  • None (11.1%)
  • 10+ years (7.4%)
  • 4-6 years (7.4%)
  • 6-8 years (7.4%)

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