Optician Jobs in Milford, 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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MyEyeDr - Norwalk, CT (21 miles from Milford, CT)
priorities in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment Ability to multi-task and ensure patient commitments/deadlines are met Proficiency in utilization of automated equipment and systems standard to the optometry...
15 hours ago
America's Best - Stratford, CT (4 miles from Milford, CT)
The Suitable Talent Optical sales experience. Supervising experience is preferred. Maintain Optical license in states that require licensure....
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2 days ago America's Best
MyEyeDr - Southbury, CT (20 miles from Milford, CT)
priorities in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment Ability to multi-task and ensure patient commitments/deadlines are met Proficiency in utilization of automated equipment and systems standard to the optometry...
14 hours ago
Warby Parker - Norwalk, CT (21 miles from Milford, CT)
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!...
15 hours ago
America's Best - Wallingford, CT (21 miles from Milford, 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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3 days ago
Vision Center by Walmart - Branford, CT (14 miles from Milford, CT)
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lens to patients, as permitted by state law....
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4 days ago Vision Center by Walmart
Vision Center by Walmart - Branford, CT (14 miles from Milford, CT)
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lens to patients, as permitted by state law....
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4 days ago Vision Center by Walmart
Jobs2Web (Posting) - Danbury, CT (24 miles from Milford, CT)
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...
5 days ago
America's Best - Stratford, CT (4 miles from Milford, 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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6 days ago America's Best
Vision Center by Walmart - Middle Island, NY (23 miles from Milford, CT)
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lens to patients, as permitted by state law....
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7 days ago Vision Center by Walmart
Vision Center by Walmart - Naugatuck, CT (19 miles from Milford, CT)
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lens to patients, as permitted by state law....
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7 days ago Vision Center by Walmart
America's Best - Danbury, CT (24 miles from Milford, 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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7 days ago America's Best
America's Best - Waterbury, CT (24 miles from Milford, 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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7 days ago America's Best
America's Best - Norwalk, CT (21 miles from Milford, 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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8 days ago America's Best
VisionWorks - Centereach, NY (23 miles from Milford, CT)
Retail Licensed Optician Store 1073, Centereach, New York, United States of America Req #15799 Tuesday, February 23, 2021 Summary: Assists customers with frame selection, fits and dispenses frames....
10 days ago

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Milford, CT

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

$57,748

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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians in Milford, CT 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 Milford, 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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