Optician Jobs in Carlsbad, 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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Stanton Optical - Vista, CA (1 mile from Carlsbad, CA)
Do you share our vision of modernizing eye care for all people and making eye care easy? Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent required?...
18 days ago
Talent Care - Carlsbad, CA
Job Duties and Responsibilities Optician job responsibilities include: Assist patients in making frame selections Coordinate order pickups and deliveries Work with patients to customize their eyewear...
27 days ago

Demographic Data for Carlsbad, CA

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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 Carlsbad, CA

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

$44,886

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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians in Carlsbad, CA 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 (3.0%)
  • Some High School (0.8%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Opticians in Carlsbad, 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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