Optician Jobs in Athens, GA

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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Athens Family Vision Clinic - Athens, GA (6 miles from Athens, GA)
Athens Family Vision Clinic is looking for a FT Optical Stylist to assist patients in choosing stylish eyewear designs that fits the patients personality and lifestyle. Must have excellent fashion...
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2 days ago Athens Family Vision Clinic
Athens Family Vision Clinic - Athens, GA (6 miles from Athens, GA)
Full time assistant optical manager position for a busy, multi-optometrist office in Athens Georgia. At least 2 years of optical experience and ABO certified license is required. In addition to...
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2 days ago Athens Family Vision Clinic
Walmart - Athens, GA
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...
3 days ago
Luxottica Group - Athens, GA (6 miles from Athens, GA)
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....
1 hour ago
VisionWorks - Athens, GA
Retail Eyewear Specialist Store 540, Athens Place, Athens, Georgia, United States of America Req #17621 Thursday, April 15, 2021 Summary: Sell eyewear products and services utilizing the SERVE...
5 days ago
University of Georgia/University Health Center - Athens, GA (3 miles from Athens, GA)
Staff Optician Responsibilities: Fitting, ordering and dispensing eyewear, contact lenses, and other optical goods....
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10 days ago University of Georgia/University Health Center
National Vision Incorporated - Athens, GA
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lenses to customers, as permitted by state law. Perform insertion and removal training of contact lenses to customers, as permitted by state law....
10 days ago
America's Best - Athens, GA
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....
14 days ago
University of Georgia - Athens, GA
Posting Details Posting Number S05391P Working Title OPTICIAN Department UHC Vision Clinic About the University of Georgia The University of Georgia ( UGA ), a land-grant and sea-grant university with...
60+ days ago
University of Georgia - Athens, GA
Posting Details Posting Number S05452P Working Title OPTICIAN/CLINIC MANAGER Department UHC Vision Clinic About the University of Georgia The University of Georgia ( UGA ), a land-grant and sea-grant...
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Athens, GA

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Athens, GA

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

$39,589

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians in Athens, GA offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (30.4%)
  • 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 (3.0%)
  • Some High School (0.8%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Opticians in Athens, GA
  • 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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