Optician Jobs in Manchester, 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 (15 miles from Manchester, 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 (15 miles from Manchester, 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 (16 miles from Manchester, 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
Luxottica Group - Newington, CT (11 miles from Manchester, CT)
GENERAL FUNCTION The Apprentice Optician creates exceptional value in the lives of customers by delivering the LensCrafters Experience....
3 days ago
Talent Care - West Hartford, CT (12 miles from Manchester, 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
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
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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America's Best - Manchester, 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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RIP CURL / SD EYES - Hartford, CT (7 miles from Manchester, 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 (16 miles from Manchester, 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
Warby Parker - West Hartford, CT (12 miles from Manchester, CT)
Warby Parker is searching for skilled and enthusiastic Licensed Opticians to join our growing team of in-house optical all-stars and play an integral part in what were all abouthelping people see!...
16 days ago
United States Vision - Manchester, CT
Qualifications Must be licensed to work as an optician within the State Prior optical experience preferred but not required Must possess proven track record of customer service Prior retail experience...
16 days ago
BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc. - Manchester, CT (2 miles from Manchester, CT)
In addition, opticians are responsible for dispensing eyewear and contact lenses, and providing follow up care such as performing adjustments, repairs, etc....
17 days ago
BJ's - Hartford, CT (11 miles from Manchester, CT)
In addition, opticians are responsible for dispensing eyewear and contact lenses, and providing follow up care such as performing adjustments, repairs, etc....
19 days ago
BJ's - Manchester, CT (2 miles from Manchester, CT)
In addition, opticians are responsible for dispensing eyewear and contact lenses, and providing follow up care such as performing adjustments, repairs, etc....
19 days ago

Demographic Data for Manchester, CT

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Manchester, CT

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

$57,748

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians in Manchester, 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 Manchester, 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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