Optician Jobs in San Jose, 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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Emerging Vision - Los Gatos, CA (9 miles from San Jose, CA)
Optician/ Sales Associate If you are an Optician/Optical/Sales looking for a great opportunity to work with a fun team in a friendly, non-corporate environment....this could be for you!...
1 day ago
Emerging Vision - Redwood City, CA (21 miles from San Jose, CA)
Job Description Looking for experienced Optician or Optical Sales individuals to Join our growing Optical team as our business continues to expand....
4 days ago
America's Best - San Jose, CA
We help people by making quality eye care and eyewear more affordable and accessible....
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4 days ago America's Best
Emerging Vision - Los Gatos, CA (9 miles from San Jose, CA)
This position are designed to educate and assist patients in selecting their contacts, lenses and frames....
8 days ago
Emerging Vision - Livermore, CA (17 miles from San Jose, CA)
Assist patients with contact lens selection, education, and care....
17 days ago
Emerging Vision - San Jose, CA
Looking for experienced motivated optical sales and/or optician - We are open to training New Opticians as well for our Capitola Office....
30+ days ago
Emerging Vision - San Jose, CA
Looking for experienced Optician or Optical Sales individuals to Join our growing Optical team as our business continues to expand....
30+ days ago
CVS Health - Santa Clara, CA (3 miles from San Jose, 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....
30+ days ago
Emerging Vision - San Jose, CA
Professional OPTICIAN Emerging Vision San Jose, CA Looking for experienced Optical sales or Optician individuals to Join our growing Optical team as our business continues to expand....
45+ days ago

Demographic Data for San Jose, CA

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Salary for Optician Jobs in San Jose, CA

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

$46,543

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians in San Jose, 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 San Jose, 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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