Optician Jobs in Columbia, MD

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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Luxottica Group - Bethesda, MD (20 miles from Columbia, MD)
GENERAL FUNCTION The Optician delivers the brand value proposition & helps establish LensCrafters as the premier destination for all vision needs within the community....
3 hours ago
America's Best - Glen Burnie, MD (16 miles from Columbia, MD)
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....
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2 days ago America's Best
CVS Health - Rockville, MD (16 miles from Columbia, MD)
. * Fosters Teamwork and collaboration with Optical Managers, Opticians, and Professional Providers. * Consistent delivery of key performance indicators. * Ability to address weakness, be open to feedback...
1 day ago
Vision Innovation Partners - Westminster, MD (24 miles from Columbia, MD)
The Center for Total Eye Care, a premier eye care facility with locations in Westminster and Eldersburg, Maryland has immediate openings for highly motivated and detail-oriented Opticians....
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21 hours ago Vision Innovation Partners
Katzen Eye Group - Lutherville/Towson - Lutherville Timonium, MD (20 miles from Columbia, MD)
Read and interpret eyeglass and contact lens prescriptions as written by the eye care providers, and follow all instructions accordingly....
3 days ago
America's Best - Rockville, MD (16 miles from Columbia, MD)
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....
4 days ago
America's Best - Annapolis, MD (23 miles from Columbia, MD)
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....
5 days ago
VisionWorks - Washington, DC (22 miles from Columbia, MD)
Retail Eyewear Specialist Store 521, Washington, District Of Columbia, United States of America Req #16907 Friday, February 26, 2021 Summary: Sell eyewear products and services utilizing the SERVE...
8 days ago
Physicians Eye Care and Laser Center - Baltimore, MD 21229, MD (11 miles from Columbia, MD)
Experienced Opticians Desired! Experienced Eyewear Consultants / Opticians needed!...
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12 days ago
America's Best - Towson, MD (19 miles from Columbia, MD)
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....
16 days ago
VisionWorks - Annapolis, MD (23 miles from Columbia, MD)
Retail Eyewear Specialist Store 304, Jennifer Square, Annapolis, Maryland, United States of America Req #16752 Wednesday, February 17, 2021 Summary: Sell eyewear products and services utilizing...
17 days ago
Luxottica Group - Columbia, MD (2 miles from Columbia, MD)
Requisition ID: 319643 Store # : 009714 Target Optical Position: Part-Time Total Rewards: Benefits/Incentive Information At Target Optical, we help people see and look great and have a blast doing...
23 days ago
Eyecare Partners - Lutherville Timonium, MD (20 miles from Columbia, MD)
Read and interpret eyeglass and contact lens prescriptions as written by the eye care providers, and follow all instructions accordingly....
23 days ago
Luxottica Group - Columbia, MD
Pearles vision of genuine eye care....
24 days ago
BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc. - Pasadena, MD (20 miles from Columbia, MD)
In addition, opticians are responsible for dispensing eyewear and contact lenses, and providing follow up care such as performing adjustments, repairs, etc....
30+ days ago

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Columbia, MD

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

$42,968

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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians in Columbia, MD 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 Columbia, MD
  • 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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