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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Wal-Mart - Bowling Green, 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...
2 days ago
VisionWorks - Ashland, KY
Retail Eyewear Specialist Store 403, Ashland Town Center, Ashland, Kentucky, United States of America Req #15997 Tuesday, January 12, 2021 Summary: Sell eyewear products and services utilizing the...
4 days ago
MyEyeDr - Cold Spring, KY
priorities in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment Ability to multi-task and ensure patient commitments/deadlines are met Proficiency in utilization of automated equipment and systems standard to the optometry...
5 days 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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Eyeglass World - Lexington, KY
We help people by making quality eye care and eyewear more affordable and accessible....
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Walmart - Bowling Green, 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...
12 days ago
Jobs2Web (Posting) - 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....
27 days 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....
30+ days ago
United States Vision - Florence, 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...
30+ days ago
Walmart - Louisville, 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...
30+ days ago
Luxottica Group - Crestview Hills, KY
GENERAL FUNCTION The Optician delivers the brand value proposition & helps establish LensCrafters as the premier destination for all vision needs within the community....
30+ days ago
Walmart - 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...
90+ days ago
United States Vision - Florence, KY
Optical AssociateJob Locations US-KY-FlorenceRequisition ID 2020-6453# of Openings 1Brand JCPenney OpticalAddress 6000 Florence MallCategory RetailPosition Type Part Time Overview U.S. Vision is...
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Kentucky

Moving to Kentucky? Find some basic demographic data about Kentucky below.


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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
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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 (30.7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.5%)
  • 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 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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