Optician Jobs

Opticians are eye care specialists trained to design, verify, and fit eyeglass lenses and frames, contact lenses, and other devices to correct eyesight. The job description of a dispensing optician can span clinical duties as well as administrative, sales, and customer service responsibilities.

The median salary for an optician is $35,530, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects much faster than average job growth at 15%+ through 2026.

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Walmart - Altoona, PA
Sells Optical products and services by assisting Members with purchasing decisions, measuring, adjusting, and repairing frames and lenses, completing eyewear/contact lens orders, identifying and verifying...
3 days ago
National Vision - Hermitage, TN
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lenses to customers. Perform insertion and removal training of contact lenses to customers. Educate clients on proper eyeglass and contact lens care....
3 days ago
Visionworks - Kennesaw, GA
Summary: The Visionworks Eyewear Specialist (EWS) is the very face of our business and is dedicated to ensuring the best possible journey for every patient/customer. This person is trained and...
3 days ago
Vision Center by Walmart - Lagrange, GA
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lens to patients, as permitted by state law....
3 days ago
Eyeglass World - Charleston, SC
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lenses to customers, if permitted by state law....
3 days ago
Ramsey, NJ
Busy optical store is seeking a full-time or part-time licensed optician....
3 days ago
Eyemart Express LLC - Hickory, NC
Licensed Optician This is for a part-time position. Are you looking for a career that will bring you home?...
Luxottica Group - Montclair, CA
customer service skills: communicator, listener & team builder Knowledge of current store merchandise Strong basic math skills Awareness of current fashion trends Selling skills ability to use & carry an iPAD...
2 days ago
Shopko Optical - Janesville, WI
Shopko Optical is seeking Part-Time Opticians to join our team in Lincoln North, NE. On the job training provided....
2 days ago
Luxottica Group - Nashville, TN
GENERAL FUNCTION The Licensed Optician ensures the delivery of the Target Optical Way and the Guest Experience....
2 days ago
Luxottica Group - Medford, MA
customer service skills: communicator, listener & team builder Knowledge of current store merchandise Strong basic math skills Awareness of current fashion trends Selling skills ability to use & carry an iPAD...
2 days ago
Luxottica Group - Nashville, TN
Dispenses contact lenses. Fills ophthalmic eyeglass prescriptions and fits and adapts lenses and frames, utilizing optical prescription, within the guidelines established by the state....
2 days ago
VisionWorks - Greenwood, IN
Retail Eyewear Specialist Greenwood, IN, USA Indiana, USA Store 592, Greenwood Park Mall, Greenwood, Indiana, United States of America Req #22306 Tuesday, January 25, 2022 Summary: The Visionworks...
2 days ago
Lake Oswego, OR
Ability to work with contact lenses and training new patients. Works well with others in a fun and dynamic atmosphere. Benefits: Working in a upbeat and contemporary office....
2 days ago
MyEyeDr - Boca Raton, FL
Clearly, a career worth looking into. MyEyeDr. is a high-growth, premier healthcare company: a total vision care concept with a unique retail experience. We are seeking an Eyewear Consultant to...
2 days ago

Optician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Certifiable Optician 101
This course supports the first eight chapters of the book, "Certifiable Optician". Topics addressed are:Metric system and conversions,basic physics of light,mirrors, flat, convex and...

How We See the World: Visual Function and Eye Health
How do we see the world? How do we see details at different viewing distances? How do we see in three dimensions? How do we see colour? How can we avoid getting cataracts or prevent...

Optometry Skills for Success
For optometry students, pre-registration and novice optometrists (and those returning to work), junior eye doctors, dispensing opticians and orthoptists preparing for refraction exams, contact...

Salary for Optician Jobs in Ashburn, VA

This is the average annual salary for Optician jobs in Ashburn, VA as reported by the BLS.

$53,399

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (29.7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (18.1%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (15.7%)
  • Some College (5.2%)
  • Doctorate Degree (3.9%)
  • Master's Degree (3.1%)
  • Some High School (0.8%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Opticians
  • 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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