Optician Jobs in Old Saybrook, 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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Vision Center by Walmart - Branford, CT (21 miles from Old Saybrook, CT)
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lens to patients, as permitted by state law....
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1 day ago Vision Center by Walmart
America's Best - Wallingford, CT (24 miles from Old Saybrook, 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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19 hours ago America's Best
America's Best - New London, CT (14 miles from Old Saybrook, 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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19 hours ago America's Best
Jobs2Web (Posting) - Waterford, CT (12 miles from Old Saybrook, 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....
2 days ago
Vision Center by Walmart - Branford, CT (21 miles from Old Saybrook, CT)
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lens to patients, as permitted by state law....
Direct Apply

1 day ago Vision Center by Walmart
Pearle Vision - Groton, CT (18 miles from Old Saybrook, CT)
GENERAL FUNCTION The Licensed Optician attracts and retains customers by delivering an exceptional customer experience, fosters customer retention, and promotes outstanding associate/doctor satisfaction...
14 days ago
America's Best - Norwich, CT (22 miles from Old Saybrook, 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....
19 days ago
America's Best - Wallingford, CT (24 miles from Old Saybrook, CT)
The Suitable Talent Optical sales experience. Supervising experience is preferred. Maintain Optical license in states that require licensure....
19 days ago
AMETEK - Middlefield, CT (22 miles from Old Saybrook, CT)
Performs optical fabrication processes, including but not limited to coring, sawing, curve generating, plano generating, beveling, blocking, grinding, polishing, MRF operation, testing, cleaning,...
25 days ago
Luxottica Group - Waterford, CT (12 miles from Old Saybrook, 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....
30+ days ago
Luxottica Group - Old Saybrook, CT
GENERAL FUNCTION The Apprentice Optician creates exceptional value in the lives of customers by delivering the LensCrafters Experience....
30+ days ago
Luxottica Group - Waterford, CT (12 miles from Old Saybrook, 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....
30+ days ago
Luxottica Group - Groton, CT (18 miles from Old Saybrook, CT)
We look for employees who are creative, energetic, wide-eyed & people focused looking for exciting opportunities in eye care or retail....
90+ days ago
Luxottica Group - Waterford, CT (12 miles from Old Saybrook, 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....
90+ days ago
Luxottica Group - Old Saybrook, CT
customer 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...
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Old Saybrook, CT

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Old Saybrook, CT

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

$57,748

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Opticians in Old Saybrook, 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 Old Saybrook, 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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