Optician Jobs in Fort Collins, CO

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 - Fort Collins, CO (8 miles from Fort Collins, CO)
Requisition ID: 361383 Store # : 004457 Target Optical Position: Casual Part-Time Total Rewards: Benefits/Incentive Information At Target Optical, we help people see and look great and have a...
1 day ago
America's Best - Fort Collins, CO
We help people by making quality eye care and eyewear more affordable and accessible....
7 days ago
VisionWorks - Fort Collins, CO
Retail Eyewear Specialist Store 432, 2407 S College Ave, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America Req #16891 Thursday, February 25, 2021 Summary: Sell eyewear products and services...
45+ days ago

Demographic Data for Fort Collins, CO

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Optician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Optometry Skills for Success
For optometry students, pre-registration and novice optometrists (and those returning to work), junior eye doctors, dispensing opticians and orthoptists preparing for refraction exams, contact...

Diploma in Optometry
Optometry is a health care profession that involves examining the eyes and applicable visual systems for defects or abnormalities as well as the correction of refractive error with glasses or...

Salary for Optician Jobs in Fort Collins, CO

This is the average annual salary for Optician jobs in Fort Collins, CO as reported by the BLS.

$38,804

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians in Fort Collins, CO offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (30.4%)
  • 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 (3.1%)
  • Some High School (0.8%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Opticians in Fort Collins, CO
  • 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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