Optician Jobs in Hayward, 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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America's Best - Castro Valley, CA (5 miles from Hayward, CA)
We help people by making quality eye care and eyewear more affordable and accessible....
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America's Best - Daly City, CA (19 miles from Hayward, CA)
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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America's Best - San Jose, CA (24 miles from Hayward, CA)
We help people by making quality eye care and eyewear more affordable and accessible....
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Jobs2Web (Posting) - San Francisco, CA (19 miles from Hayward, CA)
GENERAL FUNCTION The Licensed Optician assists in leading the Luxury Retail stores to success by building and maintaining a strong client following....
3 days ago
Emerging Vision - Redwood City, CA (16 miles from Hayward, CA)
Job Description Looking for experienced Optician or Optical Sales individuals to Join our growing Optical team as our business continues to expand....
18 hours ago
Emerging Vision - Walnut Creek, CA (13 miles from Hayward, CA)
Job Description Looking for experienced Optician or Optical Sales individuals to Join our growing Optical team as our business continues to expand....
4 days ago
Site for Sore Eyes - Walnut Creek, CA (15 miles from Hayward, CA)
Part Time/Full Time optician or lab. tech positions are available at Site for Sore Eyes optical store in Walnut Creek, CA....
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5 days ago Site for Sore Eyes
Talent Care - San Francisco, CA (19 miles from Hayward, CA)
Apply Now Do you have a superior sense of style and a passion for helping others look their best? Apply for our Optical Stylist position! Help our customers find their own personal look by leading...
7 days ago
Warby Parker - San Francisco, CA (19 miles from Hayward, 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!...
7 days ago
Burlingame, CA (17 miles from Hayward, CA)
We are looking for at least 2 years of recent Optician experience, excellent customer service skills, contact lens training, frame selection, familiar with different types of lenses, ability to work...
10 days ago
Emerging Vision - San Francisco, CA (19 miles from Hayward, CA)
Looking for experienced Optical sales or Optician individuals to Join our growing Optical team as our business continues to expand....
10 days ago
National Vision - Martinez, CA (21 miles from Hayward, CA)
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lenses to customers, if permitted by state law....
11 days ago
Emerging Vision - Concord, CA (19 miles from Hayward, CA)
Assist patients with contact lens selection, education, and care....
13 days ago
Emerging Vision - Dublin, CA (9 miles from Hayward, CA)
Assist patients with contact lens selection, education, and care....
13 days ago
Emerging Vision - Oakland, CA (10 miles from Hayward, CA)
Assist patients with contact lens selection, education, and care....
13 days ago

Demographic Data for Hayward, CA

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Hayward, CA

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

$57,661

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Opticians in Hayward, CA offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (30.5%)
  • 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 Hayward, 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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