Optician Jobs in Iowa

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 - Des Moines, 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 hours ago
Eyemart Express LLC - Des Moines, 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....
12 hours ago
Eyemart Express LLC - Dubuque, 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....
5 days ago
Eyemart Express LLC - Sioux City, 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....
7 days ago
Target - West Des Moines, IA
Dispenses contact lenses. Dispense quality products....
11 days ago
Jobs2Web (Posting) - West Des Moines, IA
Requisition ID: 305984 Store # : 004363 Target Optical Position: Part-Time At Target Optical, we help people see and look great - and have a blast doing it! We make caring for people's vision fun....
11 days ago
Midwest Eye Care PC - Council Bluffs, IA
The optician position supports the contact lens department by assisting with patient care and contact lens dispensing as well....
12 days ago
Luxottica Group - West Des Moines, IA
Dispenses contact lenses. Dispense quality products....
13 days ago
Luxottica Group - West Des Moines, IA
Requisition ID: 305984 Store # : 004363 Target Optical Position: Part-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...
13 days ago
Walmart - Davenport, 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...
14 days ago
Jobs2Web (Posting) - 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 people's...
21 days ago
Luxottica Group - 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...
24 days ago
United States Vision - West Des Moines, IA
Overview U.S. Vision is one of the largest eyewear companies in the United States. We have been engaged in the retail optical business since 1967. We are the second largest independent operator of...
26 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 - Des Moines, IA
Lead Optical Retail Sales Associate (Key holder)- Full-Time - S. Des Moines, IA #099 Location: Des Moines, IA START YOUR APPLICATION Lead Optical Retail Sales Associate (Key holder) Are you...
30+ days ago

Demographic Data for Iowa

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Iowa

This is the average annual salary for Optician jobs in Iowa as reported by the BLS.

$36,580

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians in Iowa 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 Iowa
  • 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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