Optician Jobs in Fort Oglethorpe, 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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VisionWorks - Hixson, TN (16 miles from Fort Oglethorpe, GA)
care needs Measure patients/customers for their eyewear and maintain product/optical knowledge through continuous training and development to ensure eyewear is Right the First Time Execute day-to-day...
1 day ago
National Vision Incorporated - Fort Oglethorpe, 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....
7 days ago
VisionWorks - Chattanooga, TN (8 miles from Fort Oglethorpe, GA)
Retail Eyewear Specialist Store 597, Hamilton Place Mall, Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States of America Req #17204 Thursday, March 18, 2021 Summary: Sell eyewear products and services utilizing...
8 days ago
America's Best - Fort Oglethorpe, 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....
12 days ago
National Vision - Hixson, TN (16 miles from Fort Oglethorpe, 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....
18 days ago
America's Best - Chattanooga, TN (8 miles from Fort Oglethorpe, 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....
19 days ago
Korrect Optical - Chattanooga, TN (8 miles from Fort Oglethorpe, GA)
Optical lab seeks State Licensed Optician for professional setting inside of VA Hospitals and clinics. Needing self-managed, trained, and dependable people. This is a 1099 position....
60+ days ago

Demographic Data for Fort Oglethorpe, GA

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Fort Oglethorpe, GA

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

$38,074

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Highest Education Level

Opticians in Fort Oglethorpe, 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 Fort Oglethorpe, 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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