Optician Jobs in Gainesville, FL

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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United States Vision - Gainesville, FL
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...
10 days ago
Luxottica Group - Gainesville, FL (4 miles from Gainesville, FL)
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...
23 days ago
LensCrafters - Gainesville, FL
GENERAL FUNCTION The Licensed Optician delivers the brand value proposition & helps establish LensCrafters as the premier destination for all vision needs within the community....
26 days ago
Pearle Vision - Gainesville, FL
Job Information Pearle Vision Optician / Sales Associate in Gainesville, Florida GENERAL FUNCTION: The basic function of the Optician is to attract and retain patients by delivering an exceptional patient...
30+ days ago
Pearle Vision - Gainesville, FL
Job Information Pearle Vision Licensed Optician in Gainesville, Florida GENERAL FUNCTION: The basic function of the Optician is to attract and retain patients by delivering an exceptional patient experience...
30+ days ago

Demographic Data for Gainesville, FL

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Optician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Optician Certification Training

No matter which area of opticianry you choose, you'll be in high demand in the job market because the need for eye care professionals is constantly expanding. It may surprise you to learn that...


Optical Manager

In this online course, you will gain the skills and knowledge to prepare yourself to become an optician and prepare for the American Board of Opticianry (ABO) certificationa certification...


Salary for Optician Jobs in Gainesville, FL

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

$47,252

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians in Gainesville, FL offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (30.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.8%)
  • 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 Gainesville, FL
  • 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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