Optician Jobs in Augusta, 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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Stanton Optical / My Eyelab - Augusta, GA 30907, GA (10 miles from Augusta, GA)
Skills needed Contact Lens Dispensing Glasses Frame / Lens Selection Certified Optician Apply now!...
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1 day ago Stanton Optical / My Eyelab
National Vision Incorporated - Augusta, GA
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lenses to customers, if permitted by state law....
6 days ago
Stanton Optical - Augusta, GA
Qualifications Education & Experience High school diploma or equivalent required; supplemented by six (6) months experience optical sales or equivalent; or an equivalent combination of education, training...
30+ days ago
Superior Optical - Augusta, GA
We will respond to all licensed optician applications....
60+ days ago

Demographic Data for Augusta, GA

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Augusta, GA

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

$35,065

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians in Augusta, GA 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 Augusta, 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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