Optician Jobs in Sarasota, 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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SEE Eyewear - Sarasota, FL
We believe recruiting top talent and cultivating a unique, sophisticated and diverse group of experts from our associates and opticians to our Field Leaders....
3 days ago
Eyeglass World - Sarasota, FL
We help people by making quality eye care and eyewear more affordable and accessible....
9 days ago
Luxottica Group - Sarasota, 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...
10 days ago
Vision Source - Lakewood Ranch - Bradenton, FL (6 miles from Sarasota, FL)
Completing contact lens sales with proficiency Being knowledgeable about various brands of contact lenses Utilizing dispensing system and sales protocols as directed by the owner doctor Learning and...
10 days ago
LensCrafters - Sarasota, 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....
25 days ago

Demographic Data for Sarasota, 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 Sarasota, FL

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

$48,538

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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians in Sarasota, 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 Sarasota, 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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