Optician Jobs in Saint Petersburg, 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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America's Best - Pinellas Park, FL (6 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
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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14 hours ago America's Best
Walmart - Riverview, FL (20 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
Sells Optical products and services by assisting Members with purchasing decisions, measuring, adjusting, and repairing frames and lenses, completing eyewear/contact lens orders, identifying and verifying...
2 days ago
America's Best - Pinellas Park, FL (6 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
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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14 hours ago America's Best
America's Best - Tampa, FL (16 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
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 America's Best
Eyeglass World - St Petersburg, FL
We help people by making quality eye care and eyewear more affordable and accessible....
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5 days ago Eyeglass World
Tampa, FL (16 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
Upscale optical and optometrist office looking for outgoing and energetic person with excellent customer service skills. Must be able to handle tasks efficiently while providing excellent customer...
6 days ago
BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc. - Tampa, FL (16 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
In addition, opticians are responsible for dispensing eyewear and contact lenses, and providing follow up care such as performing adjustments, repairs, etc....
7 days ago
America's Best - Largo, FL (14 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
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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11 days ago America's Best
America's Best - St Petersburg, FL
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

11 days ago America's Best
National Vision - St Petersburg, FL
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....
11 days ago
BJ's - Tampa, FL (16 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
In addition, opticians are responsible for dispensing eyewear and contact lenses, and providing follow up care such as performing adjustments, repairs, etc....
11 days ago
BJ's - Tampa, FL (16 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
In addition, opticians are responsible for dispensing eyewear and contact lenses, and providing follow up care such as performing adjustments, repairs, etc....
11 days ago
VisionWorks - Tampa, FL (16 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
Retail Dispensing Optician Store 339, Tampa, Florida, United States of America Req #15914 Thursday, January 7, 2021 Summary: State Licensed Optician assigned primarily to the retail floor....
15 days ago
MyEyeDr - Tampa, FL (11 miles from Saint Petersburg, FL)
Ability to multi-task, set priorities and ensure that patient commitments/deadlines are met Proficiency in utilization of automated equipment and systems standard to the optometry industry Working Conditions...
16 days ago
VisionWorks - St Petersburg, FL
Retail Dispensing Optician Store 309, St Petersburg, Florida, United States of America Req #15887 Wednesday, January 6, 2021 Summary: State Licensed Optician assigned primarily to the retail floor....
16 days ago

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Saint Petersburg, FL

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

$41,453

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Opticians in Saint Petersburg, FL offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (30.7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.6%)
  • 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 Saint Petersburg, 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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