Optician Jobs in Lakewood, 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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Warby Parker - Los Angeles, CA (10 miles from Lakewood, 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!...
3 days ago
Vision Center by Walmart - Santa Ana, CA (17 miles from Lakewood, CA)
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lens to patients, as permitted by state law....
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America's Best - Lakewood, 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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5 days ago America's Best
America's Best - Pasadena, CA (20 miles from Lakewood, CA)
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lenses to customers. Perform insertion and removal training of contact lenses to customers. Educate clients on proper eyeglass and contact lens care....
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6 days ago America's Best
Target Optical - Inglewood, CA (14 miles from Lakewood, 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....
6 days ago
LensCrafters - Pasadena, CA (20 miles from Lakewood, CA)
GENERAL FUNCTION The Licensed Optician delivers the brand value proposition & helps establish LensCrafters as the premier destination for all vision needs within the community....
6 days ago
Luxottica Group - San Pedro, CA (11 miles from Lakewood, 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....
6 days ago
Jobs2Web (Posting) - Torrance, CA (10 miles from Lakewood, CA)
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...
9 days ago
Jobs2Web (Posting) - Torrance, CA (10 miles from Lakewood, CA)
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...
9 days ago
Positive Eye Ons - Los Angeles, CA (22 miles from Lakewood, CA)
We are looking for an experienced Optician to come join our team! Frame styling, selling, dispensing, and amazing Optometric technology will be part of the fun! Benefits included!...
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9 days ago
Emerald Eye Center - Los Angeles, CA (10 miles from Lakewood, CA)
Job Summary Designs, measures, fits, and adapts lenses and frames for client according to written optical prescription or specification. Hih quality of service and ability to manage optical...
9 days ago
Brinley & Soltanmorad Optometry, Inc - Long Beach, CA (7 miles from Lakewood, CA)
Have an eye for style? Want to make a daily difference in helping others see and look their best? Become a part of our well-established private practice in exciting downtown Long Beach and find...
10 days ago
United States Vision - West Covina, CA (18 miles from Lakewood, CA)
Overview U.S. Vision is one of the largest eyewear companies in the United States. We have been engaged in the retail optical business since 1967. We are the second largest independent operator of...
10 days ago
America's Best - Compton, CA (6 miles from Lakewood, 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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11 days ago America's Best
America's Best - Orange, CA (16 miles from Lakewood, 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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11 days ago America's Best

Demographic Data for Lakewood, CA

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Lakewood, CA

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

$46,587

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Opticians in Lakewood, 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 Lakewood, 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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