Optician Jobs in Capitola, CA

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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Luxottica Group - Sand City, CA (24 miles from Capitola, CA)
The Licensed Optician lives out the Target Optical Way by embracing the Mindsets: People Focused, Collaborative, Accountable to Results, Think Differently and Simple, Fun and In Style....
4 days ago
Luxottica Group - Sand City, CA (24 miles from Capitola, CA)
The Licensed Optician lives out the Target Optical Way by embracing the Mindsets: People Focused, Collaborative, Accountable to Results, Think Differently and Simple, Fun and In Style....
4 days ago
Emerging Vision - Los Gatos, CA (17 miles from Capitola, CA)
Optician/ Sales Associate If you are an Optician/Optical/Sales looking for a great opportunity to work with a fun team in a friendly, non-corporate environment....this could be for you!...
20 days ago
Emerging Vision - Los Gatos, CA (17 miles from Capitola, CA)
This position are designed to educate and assist patients in selecting their contacts, lenses and frames....
28 days ago
Emerging Vision - Capitola, CA
Job Description Looking for experienced motivated optical sales and/or optician - We are open to training New Opticians as well for our Capitola Office....
30+ days ago

Demographic Data for Capitola, CA

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Optician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Capitola, CA

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

$50,216

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Opticians in Capitola, CA 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 Capitola, CA
  • 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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