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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Luxottica Group - San Mateo, CA (17 miles from Oakland, CA)
GENERAL FUNCTION The Optician delivers the brand value proposition & helps establish LensCrafters as the premier destination for all vision needs within the community....
2 days ago
Luxottica Group - San Mateo, CA (17 miles from Oakland, 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...
2 days ago
Daly City, CA (13 miles from Oakland, CA)
Apply for Looksie Optometrys Optician position today! Apply online today at ......
3 hours ago
Vision Center by Walmart - Pleasanton, CA (21 miles from Oakland, CA)
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lens to patients, as permitted by state law....
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3 days ago Vision Center by Walmart
Site for Sore Eyes - Walnut Creek, CA (12 miles from Oakland, 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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3 days ago Site for Sore Eyes
Warby Parker - Berkeley, CA (7 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!...
6 days ago
Luxottica Group - San Francisco, CA (11 miles from Oakland, CA)
GENERAL FUNCTION The Licensed Optician fills ophthalmic eyeglass prescriptions and fits and adapts lenses and frames....
7 days ago
America's Best - Pleasant Hill, CA (14 miles from Oakland, 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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8 days ago America's Best
Warby Parker - Berkeley, CA (7 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!...
11 days ago
Vision Center by Walmart - San Leandro, CA (5 miles from Oakland, CA)
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lens to patients, as permitted by state law....
11 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 were all abouthelping people see!...
14 days ago
Emerging Vision - Redwood City, CA (21 miles from Oakland, CA)
Job Description Looking for experienced Optician or Optical Sales individuals to Join our growing Optical team as our business continues to expand....
15 days ago
Vision Associates - Oakland, CA
If you combine solid customer service skills and some experience in retail and/or optical, with a positive attitude, attention to detail, and the motivation to learn and grow professionally, the Optician...
15 days ago
Lenscrafters Incorporated - Hayward, CA (10 miles from Oakland, 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...
15 days ago
Luxottica Group - Hayward, CA (11 miles from Oakland, 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...
17 days ago

Demographic Data for Oakland, CA

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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

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 (30.7%)
  • 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 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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