Optician Jobs in La Jolla, 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 / My Eyelab - Chula Vista, CA (21 miles from La Jolla, CA)
Skills needed Contact Lens Dispensing Glasses Frame / Lens Selection Certified Optician Apply now!...
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2 days ago Stanton Optical / My Eyelab
CVS Health - La Jolla, CA
Sales Education High School Graduate or equivalent Business Overview At CVS Health, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to better health....
2 days ago
Casa De Oro Eyecare - Spring Valley, CA (16 miles from La Jolla, CA)
We are an independent optometry practice with two locations....
3 days ago
CVS Health - Chula Vista, CA (18 miles from La Jolla, CA)
The Licensed Optician is responsible for delivering key customer experiences and results through our brand pillars: innovation, collaboration, caring, integrity, and accountability....
4 days ago
Vision Center by Walmart - San Diego, CA (10 miles from La Jolla, 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....
4 days ago
Vision Center by Walmart - San Diego, CA (10 miles from La Jolla, CA)
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lens to patients, as permitted by state law....
7 days ago
Vision Center by Walmart - San Diego, CA (10 miles from La Jolla, CA)
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lens to patients, as permitted by state law....
7 days ago
EyeLux Optometry - San Diego, CA (10 miles from La Jolla, CA)
Read and interpret eyeglass and contact lens prescriptions as written by the eye care providers, and follow all instructions accordingly....
7 days ago
Walmart - San Diego, CA (10 miles from La Jolla, 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...
30+ days ago
San Diego Optometry - San Diego, CA (10 miles from La Jolla, CA)
Optician Full-time or Part Time Private practice Clairemont, San Diego, CA, USA About our Practice At San Diego Optometry, we provide exceptional eye care in a family-oriented setting by professionals...
30+ days ago
Warby Parker - San Diego, CA (10 miles from La Jolla, 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!...
90+ days ago
Walmart - San Diego, CA (10 miles from La Jolla, 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...
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for La Jolla, CA

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Optician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Optician Certification Training

No matter which area of opticianry you choose, you'll be in high demand in the job market because the need for eye care professionals is constantly expanding. It may surprise you to learn that...


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...

Optical Manager

In this online course, you will gain the skills and knowledge to prepare yourself to become an optician and prepare for the American Board of Opticianry (ABO) certificationa certification...


Salary for Optician Jobs in La Jolla, CA

This is the average annual salary for Optician jobs in La Jolla, 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 La Jolla, 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 La Jolla, 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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