Optician Jobs in Cedar Rapids, IA

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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Luxottica Group - Cedar Rapids, IA (5 miles from Cedar Rapids, IA)
Requisition ID: 300801 Store # : 001958 Target Optical Position: Casual Part-Time At Target Optical, we help people see and look great and have a blast doing it! We make caring for peoples vision...
27 days ago
Eyemart Express - Cedar Rapids, IA
Job Description: The Retail Sales Associate, also known as a Retail Optician, will primarily assist patients in selecting the eyeglass frames, lenses and lens coatings that best suit their needs....
30+ days ago
Eyemart Express LLC - Cedar Rapids, IA
Job Description: The Retail Sales Associate, also known as a Retail Optician, will primarily assist patients in selecting the eyeglass frames, lenses and lens coatings that best suit their needs....
45+ days ago
Eyemart Express LLC - Iowa City, IA (23 miles from Cedar Rapids, IA)
Job Description: The new Retail Sales Associate, also known as a Retail Optician, will primarily assist patients in selecting the eyeglass frames, lenses and lens coatings that best suit their needs...
45+ days ago
University of Iowa - Iowa City, IA (23 miles from Cedar Rapids, IA)
TheUniversity of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics department of Ophthalmology is seekinga 100% Optician I to provide all services associated with a retail opticaldispensary....
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Cedar Rapids, IA

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Cedar Rapids, IA

This is the average annual salary for Optician jobs in Cedar Rapids, IA as reported by the BLS.

$37,300

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Opticians in Cedar Rapids, IA 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 Cedar Rapids, IA
  • 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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