Optician Jobs in Buford, 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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Complete Family Eyecare & Optique - Cumming, GA (15 miles from Buford, GA)
We are seeking an experienced optical sales floor manager/optician....
17 hours ago
National Vision Incorporated - Cumming, GA (15 miles from Buford, 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....
3 days ago
National Vision Incorporated - Alpharetta, GA (16 miles from Buford, 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....
5 days ago
Jobs2Web (Posting) - Suwanee, GA (5 miles from Buford, GA)
Requisition ID: 313503 Total Rewards: Benefits/Incentive Information At Target Optical, we're on a mission to change the way people think about vision care. Every day, we make it simple and fun to...
5 days ago
VisionWorks - Duluth, GA (11 miles from Buford, GA)
Retail Eyewear Specialist Store 472, Mall Corners, Duluth, Georgia, United States of America Req #16817 Friday, February 19, 2021 Summary: Sell eyewear products and services utilizing the SERVE...
7 days ago
Clarkson Eyecare - Suwanee, GA (5 miles from Buford, GA)
An Optician is trained to dispense and fit glasses and contacts, working from the prescriptions written by optometrists and ophthalmologists....
7 days ago
Clarkson Eyecare - Lilburn, GA (17 miles from Buford, GA)
An Optician is trained to dispense and fit glasses and contacts, working from the prescriptions written by optometrists and ophthalmologists....
7 days ago
America's Best - Cumming, GA (15 miles from Buford, 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....
8 days ago
America's Best - Alpharetta, GA (16 miles from Buford, 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....
8 days ago
America's Best - Snellville, GA (21 miles from Buford, GA)
We help people by making quality eye care and eyewear more affordable and accessible....
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MyEyeDr - Roswell, GA (21 miles from Buford, GA)
priorities in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment Ability to multi-task and ensure patient commitments/deadlines are met Proficiency in utilization of automated equipment and systems standard to the optometry...
22 days ago
Lenscrafters Incorporated - Alpharetta, GA (16 miles from Buford, GA)
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...
45+ days ago
United States Vision - Buford, GA
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...
45+ days ago
Luxottica Group - Alpharetta, GA (15 miles from Buford, GA)
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...
45+ days ago
Luxottica Group - Milton, GA (16 miles from Buford, GA)
Dispenses contact lenses. Fills ophthalmic eyeglass prescriptions and fits and adapts lenses and frames, utilizing optical prescription, within the guidelines established by the state....
45+ days ago

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Buford, GA

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

$41,409

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Opticians in Buford, GA offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (30.5%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.1%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.7%)
  • 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 Buford, 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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