Optician Jobs in Hartford, CT

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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Talent Care - New Britain, CT (10 miles from Hartford, CT)
Apply Now Why Youll Love This Job An Optician is responsible for all facets of the dispensary while maintaining the highest level of customer service....
12 hours ago
Luxottica Group - New Britain, CT (10 miles from Hartford, CT)
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....
3 days ago
Talent Care - Farmington, CT (9 miles from Hartford, CT)
Apply Now Why Youll Love This Job An Optician is responsible for all facets of the dispensary while maintaining the highest level of customer service....
3 days ago
BJ's - Waterbury, CT (23 miles from Hartford, CT)
Takes measurements, assures correct frame selection for Rx power, reads prescriptions on the lensometer, timely notification of product readiness and advancement of the order in the system: including...
3 days ago
Luxottica Group - Newington, CT (7 miles from Hartford, CT)
GENERAL FUNCTION The Apprentice Optician creates exceptional value in the lives of customers by delivering the LensCrafters Experience....
3 days ago
America's Best - Wallingford, CT (23 miles from Hartford, CT)
We help people by making quality eye care and eyewear more affordable and accessible. America's Best Contacts and Eyeglasses is one of the largest optical retailers in the United States....
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4 days ago America's Best
America's Best - Wallingford, CT (23 miles from Hartford, CT)
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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4 days ago America's Best
Talent Care - West Hartford, CT (5 miles from Hartford, CT)
Apply Now Why Youll Love This Job An Optician is responsible for all facets of the dispensary while maintaining the highest level of customer service....
5 days ago
America's Best - Manchester, CT (7 miles from Hartford, CT)
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....
10 days ago
America's Best - Manchester, CT (7 miles from Hartford, CT)
We help people by making quality eye care and eyewear more affordable and accessible. America's Best Contacts and Eyeglasses is one of the largest optical retailers in the United States....
Direct Apply

10 days ago America's Best
America's Best - Manchester, CT (7 miles from Hartford, CT)
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lenses to customers. Perform insertion and removal training of contact lenses to customers. Educate clients on proper eyeglass and contact lens care....
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10 days ago America's Best
America's Best - Wallingford, CT (23 miles from Hartford, CT)
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....
10 days ago
America's Best - Wallingford, CT (23 miles from Hartford, CT)
The Suitable Talent Optical sales experience. Supervising experience is preferred. Maintain Optical license in states that require licensure....
11 days ago
RIP CURL / SD EYES - Hartford, CT
Optical sales experience to independent ECP'S and a strong following is preferable. We offer high commission, a terrific portfolio and the ability to carry other non competitive lines....
11 days ago
Jobs2Web (Posting) - Farmington, CT (9 miles from Hartford, CT)
At LensCrafters, we feel the world deserves a thoughtful and caring partner who understands that true vision care is a synergy of trusted eye care and exceptional eyewear....
13 days ago

Demographic Data for Hartford, CT

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Hartford, CT

This is the average annual salary for Optician jobs in Hartford, CT as reported by the BLS.

$57,748

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians in Hartford, CT 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 Hartford, CT
  • 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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