Optician Jobs in Oakland, 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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LensCrafters - San Rafael, CA (20 miles from Oakland, 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....
1 day ago
Luxottica Group - Daly City, CA (15 miles from Oakland, 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....
1 hour ago
San Francisco, CA (11 miles from Oakland, CA)
Garrett Leight California Optical is looking for a full-time optician or sales professional for our Retail Store in Hayes Valley. www.garrettleight.com/retail Luxury retail experience A MUST....
3 days ago
DALY EYES INC - Daly City, CA (13 miles from Oakland, CA)
Optical sales. If no experience, we will train. Company Description We're an Optometry/Optical busy retail operation in Daly City. Location/Region: Daly City, CA...
4 days ago
Half Moon Bay, CA (23 miles from Oakland, CA)
Hiring best optician And Medical Assistant An established Optometry practice in Half Moon Bay is in need of an optician and a medical assistant....
4 days ago
LensCrafters - San Francisco, CA (11 miles from Oakland, 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
Emerging Vision - San Francisco, CA (11 miles from Oakland, CA)
Assist patients with contact lens selection, education, and care....
8 days ago
National Vision - Concord, CA (16 miles from Oakland, CA)
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lenses to customers, as permitted by state law. Perform insertion and removal training of contact lenses to customers, as permitted by state law....
8 days ago
UC Berkeley School of Optometry - Berkeley, CA (7 miles from Oakland, CA)
American Board of Opticians Advances (ABOA), American Board of Optician Masters (ABOM), undergraduate degree, or laboratory experience....
9 days ago
San Mateo, CA (15 miles from Oakland, CA)
Optometry Practice- Optician wanted: 40 Hours/wk Available NOW!!...
12 days ago
Danville, CA (16 miles from Oakland, CA)
We're excited to offer a new Experienced Optician position in Danville, CA Optometry office seeking an energetic, friendly optician to join our team part-time or full-time....
12 days ago
Talent Care - Oakland, 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...
13 days ago
Warby Parker - Corte Madera, CA (18 miles from Oakland, 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!...
13 days ago
Luxottica Group - San Francisco, CA (11 miles from Oakland, CA)
Backed by the power of Luxottica, our athletes and customers expect the best in sports performance and Oakley employees help to fuel this drive GENERAL FUNCTION The Licensed Optician fills ophthalmic...
14 days ago
Warby Parker - San Francisco, CA (11 miles from Oakland, 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!...
16 days ago

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Oakland, CA

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

$57,661

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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians in Oakland, CA offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (30.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.8%)
  • 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 Oakland, 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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