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 - Greensburg, 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...
2 days ago
National Vision Incorporated - Palm Coast, FL
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....
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Vision Center by Walmart - Lagrange, GA
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lens to patients, as permitted by state law....
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2 days ago Vision Center by Walmart
America's Best - Saint Johns, FL
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....
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2 days ago America's Best
Stanton Optical / My Eyelab - Lauderhill, FL
Skills needed Contact Lens Dispensing Glasses Frame / Lens Selection Certified Optician Apply now!...
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2 days ago Stanton Optical / My Eyelab
America's Best - Hendersonville, 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....
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2 days ago America's Best
Orbit Staffing - Lancaster, CA
We are seeking candidates that are friendly, have a passion for eye care, and are team players and can speak Spanish....
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2 days ago Orbit Staffing
BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc. - Sanford, FL
Takes measurements, assures correct frame selection for Rx power, reads prescriptions on the lensometer, timely notification of product readiness and advancement of the order in the system: including...
2 days ago
National Vision Incorporated - Covina, CA
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lens to patients, as permitted by state law....
2 days ago
United States Vision - Fort Worth, TX
Job Information U.S. Vision Optical Associate in Ft. Worth, Texas Overview U.S. Vision is one of the largest eyewear companies in the United States. We have been engaged in the retail optical...
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North Dakota Eye Clinic - Grand Forks, ND
We have a full-time sales associate/optician opening in our optical department. Fashion, style or beauty related experience preferred but not required....
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Look Optometry - Manhattan Beach, CA
We are looking for an experienced Optician to come join our team! Frame styling, selling, dispensing, and amazing Optometric technology will be part of the fun! Benefits included!...
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1 day ago
Lone Star Eye - Austin, TX
We are expanding our optician department and need another positive, kind, hard working person to join our awesome team....
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Warby Parker - Minneapolis, MN
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 about-helping people see!...
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National Vision - Covington, KY
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lenses to customers, as permitted by state law. Perform insertion and removal training of contact lenses to customers, as permitted by state law....
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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 Nationwide

This is the average annual salary for Optician jobs nationwide as reported by the BLS.

$43,524

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (30.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.8%)
  • Vocational or Certification (15.7%)
  • Some College (5.1%)
  • 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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