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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Warby Parker - Los Angeles, CA
Warby Parker is searching for skilled and enthusiastic Opticians to join our growing team of in-house optical all-stars and play an integral part in what we're all abouthelping people see!...
2 days ago
James Tracey Eye Care - Wyckoff, NJ 07481, NJ
We are a well-established private optometry practice with a high-end optical boutique. We are currently hiring for a full time Licensed Optician....
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2 days ago
Wal-Mart - Severn, MD
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...
2 days ago
THE OPTOMETRISTS PC - Northbrook, IL 60062, IL
Job responsibilities include: frame selection, repair and adjustments, contact lens training. NCT, fundus photography, visual fields, lensometry and be comfortable using a computer....
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2 days ago
United States Vision - Portage, MI
Job Information U.S. Vision Optical Associate in Portage, Michigan Overview U.S. Vision is one of the largest eyewear companies in the United States. We have been engaged in the retail optical...
3 days ago
National Vision Incorporated - Naples, FL
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lenses to customers. Perform insertion and removal training of contact lenses to customers as permitted/required by state law....
3 days ago
America's Best - Danville, VA
The Suitable Talent Optical sales experience. Supervising experience is preferred. Maintain Optical license in states that require licensure....
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Target - Sayville, NY
Job Information Luxottica FT Licensed Optician - Sayville, NY - Target Optical in Sayville, New York Requisition ID: 307665 Store # : 003014 Target Optical Position: Full-Time At Target Optical, we...
2 days ago
United States Vision - Johnstown, PA
Job Information U.S. Vision Optical Associate in Johnstown, Pennsylvania Overview U.S. Vision is one of the largest eyewear companies in the United States. We have been engaged in the retail...
3 days ago
National Vision Incorporated - Waterford, CT
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lens to patients, as permitted by state law....
3 days ago
College Point, NY
Busy optometric office seeking full time optician for sales and lens orders. Perfect opportunity for new graduate to build a career in a longstanding and professional practice. 401K plan available....
2 days ago
Stanton Optical - Omaha, NE
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
Luxottica Group - Mesquite, TX
Requisition ID: 310664 Store # : 007473 Target Optical Position: Part-Time At Target Optical, we help people see and look great and have a blast doing it! We make caring for peoples vision fun. We...
1 day ago
Lone Star Eye - Austin, TX 78735, TX
We are expanding our optician department and need another positive, kind, hard working person to join our awesome team....
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America's Best - Temecula, CA
We help people by making quality eye care and eyewear more affordable and accessible. National Vision, Inc. (NVI) is one of the largest optical retailers in the United States....
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Optician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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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...

Diploma in Optometry
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Salary for Optician Jobs in Ashburn, VA

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


Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (30.7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.5%)
  • Vocational or Certification (15.8%)
  • Some College (5.2%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.0%)
  • Master's Degree (3.0%)
  • 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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