Optician Jobs in Alabama

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 - Montgomery, AL
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...
1 day ago
Luxottica Group - Huntsville, AL
GENERAL FUNCTION The Optician delivers the brand value proposition & helps establish LensCrafters as the premier destination for all vision needs within the community....
1 day ago
National Vision Incorporated - Opelika, AL
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....
3 days ago
Walmart - Homewood, AL
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...
4 days ago
Eyemart Express LLC - Birmingham, AL
Job Description: The Retail Sales Associate, also known as a Retail Optician, will primarily assist patients in selecting the eyeglass frames, lenses and lens coatings that best suit their needs....
4 days ago
MyEyeDr - Montgomery, AL
priorities in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment Ability to multi-task and ensure patient commitments/deadlines are met Proficiency in utilization of automated equipment and systems standard to the optometry...
5 days ago
MyEyeDr - Birmingham, AL
priorities in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment Ability to multi-task and ensure patient commitments/deadlines are met Proficiency in utilization of automated equipment and systems standard to the optometry...
5 days ago
MyEyeDr - Madison, AL
priorities in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment Ability to multi-task and ensure patient commitments/deadlines are met Proficiency in utilization of automated equipment and systems standard to the optometry...
5 days ago
National Vision - Montgomery, AL
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....
5 days ago
America's Best - Opelika, AL
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....
7 days ago
Eyemart Express LLC - Trussville, AL
Job Description: The Retail Sales Associate, also known as a Retail Optician, will primarily assist patients in selecting the eyeglass frames, lenses and lens coatings that best suit their needs....
7 days ago
Eyemart Express LLC - Mobile, AL
Job Description: The Retail Sales Associate, also known as a Retail Optician, will primarily assist patients in selecting the eyeglass frames, lenses and lens coatings that best suit their needs....
7 days ago
Wetumpka, AL
A vision center in Wetumpka, AL is seeking an Eyewear Specialist. The Eyewear Specialist dispenses and fits glasses and contacts, working from prescriptions written by optometrists; considers the...
8 days ago
Bender Eyecare - Enterprise, AL
If so, we may have the right job for you as an optician in our expanding optical division....
9 days ago
Luxottica Group - Birmingham, AL
GENERAL FUNCTION The Optician delivers the brand value proposition & helps establish LensCrafters as the premier destination for all vision needs within the community....
12 days ago

Demographic Data for Alabama

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Optician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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 in Alabama

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

$35,599

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians in Alabama offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (30.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.1%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.7%)
  • Vocational or Certification (15.7%)
  • Some College (5.1%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.0%)
  • 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 in Alabama
  • 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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