Optician Jobs in Council Bluffs, 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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RIP CURL / SD EYES - Omaha, NE (3 miles from Council Bluffs, IA)
Optical sales experience to independent ECP'S and a strong following is preferable. We offer high commission, a terrific portfolio and the ability to carry other non competitive lines....
2 days ago
Shopko Optical - Omaha, NE (3 miles from Council Bluffs, IA)
Shopko Optical is seeking Part-Time Opticians to join our New team in Omaha, Nebraska! On the job training provided....
3 days ago
Stanton Optical - Omaha, NE (3 miles from Council Bluffs, IA)
Do you share our vision of modernizing eye care for all people and making eye care easy? Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent required?...
7 days ago
VisionWorks - Omaha, NE (3 miles from Council Bluffs, IA)
Retail Eyewear Specialist Store 145, Westroads Mall, Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America Req #15940 Friday, January 8, 2021 Summary: Sell eyewear products and services utilizing the SERVE...
14 days ago
Walmart - Omaha, NE (3 miles from Council Bluffs, IA)
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...
17 days ago
Shopko Optical - Bellevue, NE (7 miles from Council Bluffs, IA)
Shopko Optical provides excellent patient-centric care and high-quality eyewear through its dedicated team of optometrists and opticians....
17 days ago
Shopko Optical - Papillion, NE (12 miles from Council Bluffs, IA)
Shopko Optical is seeking Opticians to join our New team in Papillion, NE! On the job training provided. Part-Time and Full-Time opportunities available....
30+ days ago
Luxottica Group - Omaha, NE (3 miles from Council Bluffs, IA)
Requisition ID: 295985 Store # : 001976 Target Optical Position: Full-Time At Target Optical, we help people see and look great and have a blast doing it! We make caring for peoples vision fun. We...
30+ days ago
Shopko Optical - Omaha, NE (3 miles from Council Bluffs, IA)
Shopko Optical is seeking Opticians to join our teams in the Omaha Area! On the job training provided. Part-time and Full-time opportunities available....
90+ days ago
Shopko Optical - Bellevue, NE (7 miles from Council Bluffs, IA)
Shopko Optical in Bellevue, Nebraska is seeking Opticians to join our team! Part-time opportunities available and on the job training provided....
90+ days ago
Walmart - Papillion, NE (12 miles from Council Bluffs, IA)
lens orders, identifying and verifying prescription information, completing and maintaining paperwork, forms, and other required documentation, collecting payments for doctor services, and performing...
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Council Bluffs, IA

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Council Bluffs, IA

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

$38,695

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Opticians in Council Bluffs, 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 Council Bluffs, 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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