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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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....
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13 hours ago America's Best
Eye Care Partners - Birmingham, AL
An Optician is trained to dispense and fit glasses and contacts, working from the prescriptions written by optometrists and ophthalmologists....
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2 days ago Eye Care Partners
Eye Care Partners - Cullman, AL
Alabama Vision Centers and Eyecare Partners are looking for an Optician in Cullman at the Holcomb Laser Center, a division of our organization!...
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1 day ago Eye Care Partners
America's Best - Birmingham, 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....
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1 day ago America's Best
Jobs2Web (Posting) - Birmingham, AL
Requisition ID: 296862 Store # : 001959 Target Optical Position: Seasonal/Temporary At Target Optical, we help people see and look great - and have a blast doing it! We make caring for people's...
4 days ago
America's Best - Hoover, 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....
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5 days ago America's Best
America's Best - Decatur, 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....
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5 days ago America's Best
RIP CURL / SD EYES - Montgomery, AL
Optical sales experience to independent ECP'S and a strong following is preferable. We offer high commission, a terrific portfolio and the ability to carry other non competitive lines....
6 days ago
RIP CURL / SD EYES - Tuscaloosa, AL
Optical sales experience to independent ECP'S and a strong following is preferable. We offer high commission, a terrific portfolio and the ability to carry other non competitive lines....
6 days ago
RIP CURL / SD EYES - Mobile, AL
Optical sales experience to independent ECP'S and a strong following is preferable. We offer high commission, a terrific portfolio and the ability to carry other non competitive lines....
6 days ago
America's Best - Madison, 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
EyeCare Associates - Huntsville, AL
An Optician is trained to dispense and fit glasses and contacts, working from the prescriptions written by Optometrists and Ophthalmologists....
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8 days ago
EyeCare Associates - Madison, AL
An Optical Sales Associate is trained to dispense and fit glasses and contacts, working from the prescriptions written by Optometrists and Ophthalmologists....
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8 days ago
EyeCare Associates - Madison, AL
An Optician is trained to dispense and fit glasses and contacts, working from the prescriptions written by Optometrists and Ophthalmologists....
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8 days ago
Superior Optical - Birmingham, AL
We will respond to all licensed optician applications. Veterans encouraged to apply!...
12 days ago

Demographic Data for Alabama

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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 (30.7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.6%)
  • 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 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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