Optician Jobs in Kentucky

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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National Vision - Covington, KY
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....
1 day ago
Wal-Mart - Nicholasville, KY
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...
7 hours ago
Luxottica Group - Louisville, KY
The Licensed Optician lives out the Target Optical Way by embracing the Mindsets: People Focused, Collaborative, Accountable to Results, Think Differently and Simple, Fun and In Style....
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Luxottica Group - Louisville, KY
Dispenses contact lenses. Fills ophthalmic eyeglass prescriptions and fits and adapts lenses and frames, utilizing optical prescription, within the guidelines established by the state....
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Clarkson Eyecare - Louisville, KY
lens orders in E360 Assist other areas when needed General office duties and cleaning to be assigned by manager Provide exceptional customer service at all times to both external and internal customers...
19 hours ago
LensCrafters - Florence, KY
GENERAL FUNCTION The Licensed Optician delivers the brand value proposition & helps establish LensCrafters as the premier destination for all vision needs within the community....
1 day ago
Walmart - Florence, KY
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...
3 hours ago
Clarkson Eyecare - Murray, KY
lens orders in E360 Assist other areas when needed General office duties and cleaning to be assigned by manager Provide exceptional customer service at all times to both external and internal customers...
19 hours ago
America's Best - Florence, 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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Jobs2Web (Posting) - Florence, KY
service skills: communicator, listener & team builder Knowledge of current store merchandise Strong basic math skills Awareness of current fashion trends Selling skills - ability to use & carry an iPAD...
10 days ago
Jobs2Web (Posting) - Lexington, KY
GENERAL FUNCTION The Apprentice Optician creates exceptional value in the lives of customers by delivering the LensCrafters Experience....
10 days ago
United States Vision - Bowling Green, KY
Qualifications Must be licensed to work as an optician within the State Prior optical experience preferred but not required Must possess proven track record of customer service Prior retail experience...
10 days ago
Luxottica Group - Louisville, KY
GENERAL FUNCTION The Apprentice Optician creates exceptional value in the lives of customers by delivering the LensCrafters Experience....
10 days ago
Luxottica Group - Lexington, KY
GENERAL FUNCTION The Apprentice Optician creates exceptional value in the lives of customers by delivering the LensCrafters Experience....
11 days ago
Luxottica Group - Florence, KY
customer service skills: communicator, listener & team builder Knowledge of current store merchandise Strong basic math skills Awareness of current fashion trends Selling skills ability to use & carry an iPAD...
11 days ago

Demographic Data for Kentucky

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Optician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Optometry Skills for Success
For optometry students, pre-registration and novice optometrists (and those returning to work), junior eye doctors, dispensing opticians and orthoptists preparing for refraction exams, contact...

Diploma in Optometry
Optometry is a health care profession that involves examining the eyes and applicable visual systems for defects or abnormalities as well as the correction of refractive error with glasses or...

Salary for Optician Jobs in Kentucky

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

$43,971

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians in Kentucky 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 Kentucky
  • 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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