Optician Jobs in San Diego, 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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National Vision Incorporated - San Diego, CA
. * Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lens to patients, as permitted by state law. * Perform insertion and removal training of contact lenses to patients as directed by management and permitted...
20 hours ago
LensCrafters - Chula Vista, CA (7 miles from San Diego, CA)
GENERAL FUNCTION The Licensed Optician creates exceptional value in the lives of customers by delivering Signature Customer Experiences....
10 hours ago
Walmart - San Diego, 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...
3 hours ago
Target Optical - San Diego, 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 day ago
Luxottica Group - San Diego, CA
Requisition ID: 364941 Store # : 04858 - Del Sur/San Diego Position: FT Licensed Optician Total Rewards: Benefits/Incentive Information At Target Optical, we help people see and look great and have...
1 day ago
NowOptics - Chula Vista, CA (10 miles from San Diego, CA)
● Do you share our vision of modernizing eye care for all people and making eye care easy? ● Do you have a valid ABO and NCLE license in the applicable states?...
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2 days ago NowOptics
United States Vision Incorporated - El Cajon, CA (18 miles from San Diego, CA)
Optical Associate U.S. Vision Corp El Cajon, CA 92020 Posted 3 days ago Location El Cajon, CA Description About US Vision US Vision is one of the largest eyewear companies in the United States. We...
4 days ago
Vision Center by Walmart - San Diego, CA
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lens to patients, as permitted by state law....
6 days ago
El Cajon, CA (18 miles from San Diego, CA)
Experience as an Optician, Assistant, Technician dispensing contact lenses and glasses. Preferred: Associates or Bachelors Degree....
9 days ago
San Diego, CA
We are an independent optometry practice. If you have a desire to work in the eye care field, but not the experience you think you need yet, consider applying for this position....
10 days ago
Luxottica Group - San Diego, 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....
12 days ago
San Diego, CA
Optometrist assistant Responsibilities include: patient pre-testing Front desk duties training patients on contact lens wear Optician responsibilities include: consulting patients/customers on eyewear...
17 days ago
United States Vision - San Diego, CA
Overview About US Vision US Vision is one of the largest eyewear companies in the United States. We have been engaged in the retail optical business since 1967, including the operation of the...
18 days ago
Chula Vista, CA (7 miles from San Diego, CA)
Well-established Ophthalmology practice in the greater San Diego area is looking for an exceptional optician to join our optical dispensary team....
20 days ago
CVS Health - Chula Vista, CA (7 miles from San Diego, CA)
Job Information CVS Health Optician (Licensed) / PT - Chula Vista, CA in Chula Vista, California Job Description At the Optical Center Inside CVS, our mission is to help people on their path to better...
22 days ago

Demographic Data for San Diego, CA

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Salary for Optician Jobs in San Diego, CA

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

$44,886

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians in San Diego, 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 San Diego, 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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