Optician Jobs in Covington, KY

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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Eyemart Express LLC - Springdale, OH (15 miles from Covington, KY)
Apprentice Optician This is for a full-time position Your path to become a Licensed Optician starts here! Are you looking for a career that will bring you home?...
2 days ago
Eyemart Express LLC - Florence, KY (6 miles from Covington, KY)
Optical Retail Manager Current KY Licensed Optician Required Are you looking for a career that will bring you home?...
3 days ago
Eyemart Express - Florence, KY (6 miles from Covington, KY)
General Manager (KY Licensed) - Optical Retail - Full-Time - Florence, KY #145 Location: Florence, KY General Manager (Licensed) - Optical Retail Are you looking for a career that will bring you...
4 days ago
National Vision - Cincinnati, OH (7 miles from Covington, KY)
We help people by making quality eye care and eyewear more affordable and accessible. America's Best Contacts and Eyeglasses is one of the largest optical retailers in the United States....
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6 days ago National Vision
America's Best - Newport, KY (2 miles from Covington, KY)
We help people by making quality eye care and eyewear more affordable and accessible. America's Best Contacts and Eyeglasses is one of the largest optical retailers in the United States....
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6 days ago America's Best
America's Best - Florence, KY (6 miles from Covington, KY)
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lenses to customers. Perform insertion and removal training of contact lenses to customers. Educate clients on proper eyeglass and contact lens care....
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7 days ago America's Best
Eyemart Express LLC - Florence, KY (6 miles from Covington, KY)
Licensed Optician This is for a full-time position. Are you looking for a career that will bring you home?...
7 days ago
Eyemart Express LLC - Florence, KY (6 miles from Covington, KY)
General Manager (Licensed) - Optical Retail Are you looking for a career that will bring you home? A career with a company that has one of the absolute best store leadership teams on the planet?!...
7 days ago
America's Best - Florence, KY (6 miles from Covington, KY)
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....
10 days ago
America's Best - Cincinnati, OH (7 miles from Covington, KY)
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....
10 days ago
Luxottica Group - Cincinnati, OH (15 miles from Covington, KY)
GENERAL FUNCTION The Apprentice Optician creates exceptional value in the lives of customers by delivering the LensCrafters Experience....
10 days ago
Luxottica Group - Cincinnati, OH (7 miles from Covington, KY)
GENERAL FUNCTION The Apprentice Optician creates exceptional value in the lives of customers by delivering the LensCrafters Experience....
12 days ago
Eyemart Express - Cincinnati, OH (7 miles from Covington, KY)
Apprentice Optician - Full-Time - Cincinnati, OH #149 Location: Cincinnati, OH Apprentice Optician This is for a full-time position Your path to become a Licensed Optician starts here!...
12 days ago
Eyemart Express LLC - Cincinnati, OH (7 miles from Covington, KY)
Apprentice Optician This is for a full-time position Your path to become a Licensed Optician starts here! Are you looking for a career that will bring you home?...
14 days ago
America's Best - Cincinnati, OH (7 miles from Covington, KY)
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....
15 days ago

Demographic Data for Covington, KY

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Covington, KY

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

$41,627

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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians in Covington, KY 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 Covington, KY
  • 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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