Optician Jobs in El Cajon, 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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San Diego, CA (18 miles from El Cajon, CA)
Full-time Optician position available at Invision Optometry. Hours are Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. This position includes PTO, holidays, and other full-time benefits....
17 hours ago
Luxottica Group - San Diego, CA (18 miles from El Cajon, 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....
23 hours ago
Luxottica Group - San Diego, CA (18 miles from El Cajon, CA)
customer service skills: communicator, listener & team builder Knowledge of current store merchandise Strong basic math skills Awareness of current fashion trends Selling skills ability to use & carry an iPAD...
3 days ago
Vision Center by Walmart - San Diego, CA (18 miles from El Cajon, CA)
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lens to patients, as permitted by state law....
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4 days ago Vision Center by Walmart
Lenscrafters Incorporated - San Diego, CA (18 miles from El Cajon, CA)
:PLEASE EMAIL RESUME FOR CONSIDERATION: GENERAL FUNCTION The Sales Associate delivers the brand value proposition Set the standard of quality in eye care and eyewear by ensuring every patient and customer...
7 days ago
Physicians Eyecare Group - Chula Vista, CA (15 miles from El Cajon, CA)
Do you share our vision of modernizing eye care for all people and making eye care easy? Do you have a valid ABO and NCLE license in the applicable states?...
8 days ago
Vision Center by Walmart - El Cajon, CA
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lens to patients, as permitted by state law....
Direct Apply

10 days ago Vision Center by Walmart
Stanton Optical / My Eyelab - Chula Vista, CA 91911, CA (15 miles from El Cajon, CA)
Skills needed Contact Lens Dispensing Glasses Frame / Lens Selection Certified Optician Apply now!...
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10 days ago Stanton Optical / My Eyelab
Warby Parker - San Diego, CA (18 miles from El Cajon, CA)
Warby Parker is searching for skilled and enthusiastic Opticians to join our growing team of in-house optical all-stars and play an integral part in what we're all abouthelping people see!...
22 days ago
Warby Parker - San Diego, CA (18 miles from El Cajon, CA)
Warby Parker is searching for skilled and enthusiastic Opticians to join our growing team of in-house optical all-stars and play an integral part in what were all abouthelping people see!...
30+ days ago
National Vision - Lemon Grove, CA (9 miles from El Cajon, CA)
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lenses to customers. Perform insertion and removal training of contact lenses to customers as permitted/required by state law....
30+ days ago
Warby Parker - San Diego, CA (18 miles from El Cajon, CA)
Warby Parker is searching for skilled and enthusiastic Opticians to join our growing team of in-house optical all-stars and play an integral part in what were all abouthelping people see!...
30+ days ago
Luxottica Group - Escondido, CA (22 miles from El Cajon, CA)
customer service skills: communicator, listener & team builder Knowledge of current store merchandise Strong basic math skills Awareness of current fashion trends Selling skills ability to use & carry an iPAD...
30+ days ago
Walmart - San Diego, CA (18 miles from El Cajon, CA)
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...
45+ days ago
Luxottica Group - San Diego, CA (18 miles from El Cajon, 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....
60+ days ago

Demographic Data for El Cajon, CA

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165,433
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Salary for Optician Jobs in El Cajon, CA

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

$44,886

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Opticians in El Cajon, CA offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (30.7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.5%)
  • 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 El Cajon, 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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