Optician Jobs in San Mateo, 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 - Redwood City, CA (8 miles from San Mateo, 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 - Daly City, CA (10 miles from San Mateo, 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....
4 days ago
America's Best - Castro Valley, CA (16 miles from San Mateo, CA)
We help people by making quality eye care and eyewear more affordable and accessible....
4 days ago
Jobs2Web (Posting) - San Francisco, CA (15 miles from San Mateo, CA)
GENERAL FUNCTION The Licensed Optician assists in leading the Luxury Retail stores to success by building and maintaining a strong client following....
6 days ago
Emerging Vision - Walnut Creek, CA (24 miles from San Mateo, CA)
Job Description Looking for experienced Optician or Optical Sales individuals to Join our growing Optical team as our business continues to expand....
8 days ago
Talent Care - San Francisco, CA (15 miles from San Mateo, CA)
Apply Now Do you have a superior sense of style and a passion for helping others look their best? Apply for our Optical Stylist position! Help our customers find their own personal look by leading...
10 days ago
Warby Parker - San Francisco, CA (15 miles from San Mateo, 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!...
10 days ago
Emerging Vision - San Francisco, CA (15 miles from San Mateo, CA)
Looking for experienced Optical sales or Optician individuals to Join our growing Optical team as our business continues to expand....
14 days ago
Emerging Vision - Dublin, CA (24 miles from San Mateo, CA)
Assist patients with contact lens selection, education, and care....
17 days ago
Emerging Vision - Oakland, CA (15 miles from San Mateo, CA)
Assist patients with contact lens selection, education, and care....
17 days ago
Luxottica Group - San Francisco, CA (14 miles from San Mateo, CA)
GENERAL FUNCTION The Licensed Optician assists in leading the Luxury Retail stores to success by building and maintaining a strong client following....
23 days ago
Lenscrafters Incorporated - San Francisco, CA (15 miles from San Mateo, 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...
24 days ago
Talent Care - San Francisco, CA (15 miles from San Mateo, CA)
Apply for our Optician position today!...
24 days ago
LensCrafters - San Francisco, CA (15 miles from San Mateo, 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....
25 days ago
Emerging Vision - San Francisco, CA (15 miles from San Mateo, CA)
Assist patients with contact lens selection, education, and care....
26 days ago

Demographic Data for San Mateo, CA

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Optician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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Salary for Optician Jobs in San Mateo, CA

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

$57,661

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Opticians in San Mateo, 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 Mateo, 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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