Optician Jobs in Norwalk, 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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Luxottica Group - Westbury, NY (24 miles from Norwalk, 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....
1 day ago
America's Best - Stratford, CT (17 miles from Norwalk, 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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6 hours ago America's Best
Luxottica Group - Westbury, NY (24 miles from Norwalk, CT)
Dispenses contact lenses. Fills ophthalmic eyeglass prescriptions and fits and adapts lenses and frames, utilizing optical prescription, within the guidelines established by the state....
1 day ago
America's Best - Stratford, CT (17 miles from Norwalk, 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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1 day ago America's Best
BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc. - Brookfield, CT (23 miles from Norwalk, 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
America's Best - East Northport, NY (19 miles from Norwalk, 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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4 days ago America's Best
America's Best - White Plains, NY (18 miles from Norwalk, 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....
4 days ago
America's Best - White Plains, NY (18 miles from Norwalk, 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....
Direct Apply

4 days ago America's Best
BJ's - Brookfield, CT (23 miles from Norwalk, 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...
5 days ago
Eye Group - Stratford, CT (17 miles from Norwalk, CT)
Commercial optometry practice seeking optician.Commercial optometry practice seeking optician....
7 days ago
America's Best - Danbury, CT (17 miles from Norwalk, 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
America's Best - Stratford, CT (17 miles from Norwalk, CT)
The Suitable Talent Optical sales experience. Supervising experience is preferred. Maintain Optical license in states that require licensure....
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8 days ago America's Best
BJ's - Derby, CT (23 miles from Norwalk, 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...
9 days ago
America's Best - Mohegan Lake, NY (24 miles from Norwalk, 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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9 days ago America's Best
America's Best - Mohegan Lake, NY (24 miles from Norwalk, 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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9 days ago America's Best

Demographic Data for Norwalk, CT

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Norwalk, CT

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

$57,748

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians in Norwalk, 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 Norwalk, 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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