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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Eyewear Specialist (Float, 1.0 FTE)

  • Gundersen Health System
  • Onalaska, WI
  • 3 days ago

DESIRED 1 year experience as an optician, fitting patients after cataract surgery, eye disease and/or injury....

Licensed Optician Macy's - Dublin, OH - LensCrafters

  • Luxottica Group
  • Dublin, OH
  • 3 days ago

GENERAL FUNCTION The Licensed Optician creates exceptional value in the lives of customers by delivering Signature Customer Experiences....

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Licensed Optician - General Manager

  • America's Best
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • 3 days ago

Company Description America's Best is part of National Vision, one of the largest and fastest-growing optical retailers in the United States. The Americas Best brand continues to grow, with 800...

Sales Associate - Optical

  • America's Best
  • Huntsville, TX
  • 3 days ago

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....

Sales Associate - Optical

  • America's Best
  • Spring Valley, NY
  • 3 days ago

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....

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...

Licensed Optician- Costa Mesa, CA- Target Optical

  • Luxottica Group
  • Costa Mesa, CA
  • 3 days ago

GENERAL FUNCTION The Licensed Optician ensures the delivery of the Target Optical Way and the Guest Experience....

Licensed Optician - Bellevue, WA - Pearle Vision

  • Luxottica Group
  • Bellevue, WA
  • 3 days ago

GENERAL FUNCTION The Licensed Optician attracts and retains customers by delivering an exceptional customer experience, fosters customer retention, and promotes outstanding associate/doctor satisfaction...

Optician

  • Northwell Health
  • Hauppauge, NY
  • 3 days ago

Current Contact Lens Dispenser Certification preferred. 1-3 years of relevant experience, required....

Optician - Eyetrends

  • Pacific University
  • Forest Grove, OR
  • 3 days ago

This includes frame selection, dispensing, adjusting, repairs, and responding to telephone inquiries, being professional, positive and utilizing strong customer service skills....

LensCrafters - Optician

  • Luxottica Group
  • Brookfield, WI
  • 3 days ago

GENERAL FUNCTION The Optician delivers the brand value proposition & helps establish LensCrafters as the premier destination for all vision needs within the community....

Licensed Optician- Honolulu, HI -Lenscrafters Macys

  • Luxottica Group
  • Honolulu, HI
  • 3 days ago

GENERAL FUNCTION The Licensed Optician creates exceptional value in the lives of customers by delivering Signature Customer Experiences....

Licensed Optician - Boston Seaport

  • Warby Parker
  • Boston, MA
  • 3 days ago

in states that require a license (or an ABO-certified optician in non-licensing states) Passionate about the eyewear and retail industries A clear, effective, and professional communicatoryou can break...

Apprentice Optician-Greenwich Ave.

  • Warby Parker
  • Greenwich, CT
  • 3 days ago

Job Status: Full-Time Warby Parker is searching for skilled and enthusiastic Apprentice Opticians to join our growing team of in-house optical all-stars and play an integral part in what were all abouthelping...

SVS Vision - Optician - Mt. Clemens, MI

  • SVS Vision
  • Mount Clemens, MI
  • 3 days ago

Job Summary: SVS Vision Opticians will be responsible for helping customers achieve the right type of eyeglasses, lens shape or contact lenses in accordance with their eyesight or eye....

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...

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...

Diploma in Optometry
Optometry is a health care profession that involves examining the eyes and applicable visual systems for defects or abnormalities as well as the correction of refractive error with glasses or...

Salary for Optician Jobs Nationwide

Estimated salary range based on data from US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and iHireOptometry research efforts.

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (29.5%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.8%)
  • Associate's Degree (18.1%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (15.7%)
  • Some College (5.2%)
  • Doctorate Degree (3.8%)
  • Master's Degree (3.2%)
  • 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%)

Top Hiring Companies

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