Optician Jobs in Wallingford, 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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Target Optical - New Britain, CT (14 miles from Wallingford, 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
America's Best - Stratford, CT (22 miles from Wallingford, 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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1 day ago America's Best
America's Best - Stratford, CT (22 miles from Wallingford, 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
America's Best - Farmington, CT (18 miles from Wallingford, 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

2 days ago America's Best
LensCrafters - Waterbury, CT (14 miles from Wallingford, CT)
GENERAL FUNCTION The Licensed Optician delivers the brand value proposition & helps establish LensCrafters as the premier destination for all vision needs within the community....
3 days ago
America's Best - Stratford, CT (22 miles from Wallingford, CT)
The Suitable Talent Optical sales experience. Supervising experience is preferred. Maintain Optical license in states that require licensure....
Direct Apply

2 days ago America's Best
Vision Center by Walmart - Naugatuck, CT (12 miles from Wallingford, CT)
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lens to patients, as permitted by state law....
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3 days ago Vision Center by Walmart
America's Best - Stratford, CT (22 miles from Wallingford, 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

2 days ago America's Best
National Vision Incorporated - Farmington, CT (18 miles from Wallingford, 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....
3 days ago
America's Best - Wallingford, 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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7 days ago America's Best
America's Best - Wallingford, 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

7 days ago America's Best
America's Best - Wallingford, 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

7 days ago America's Best
America's Best - Waterbury, CT (14 miles from Wallingford, 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

7 days ago America's Best
America's Best - Waterbury, CT (14 miles from Wallingford, 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

7 days ago America's Best
America's Best - Farmington, CT (18 miles from Wallingford, 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

8 days ago America's Best

Demographic Data for Wallingford, CT

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Wallingford, CT

This is the average annual salary for Optician jobs in Wallingford, 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 Wallingford, CT offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (30.7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.5%)
  • Vocational or Certification (15.8%)
  • Some College (5.2%)
  • 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 Wallingford, 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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