Optician Jobs in Ellicott City, 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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Wal-Mart - Severn, MD (11 miles from Ellicott City, MD)
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 hours ago
VisionWorks - Westminster, MD (22 miles from Ellicott City, MD)
Retail Eyewear Specialist Store 443, Townmall of Westminster, Westminster, Maryland, United States of America Req #16141 Friday, January 15, 2021 Summary: Sell eyewear products and services...
7 hours ago
VisionWorks - Columbia, MD (6 miles from Ellicott City, MD)
Retail Eyewear Specialist Store 435, Columbia Crossing, Columbia, Maryland, United States of America Req #16058 Wednesday, January 13, 2021 Summary: Sell eyewear products and services utilizing...
2 days ago
Visionworks - Rosedale, MD (16 miles from Ellicott City, MD)
Summary: Sell eyewear products and services utilizing the SERVE selling strategy to Super Serve the Customer's needs. Essential Responsibilities: Greet all customers in-person and by phone...
20 hours ago
America's Best - Laurel, MD (12 miles from Ellicott City, 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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Jobs2Web (Posting) - Columbia, MD (6 miles from Ellicott City, MD)
Requisition ID: 306823 Store # : 009714 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....
6 days ago
CVS Health - Severn, MD (11 miles from Ellicott City, MD)
Preferred Qualifications Retail Optical sales Education High School Graduate or equivalent required Business Overview At CVS Health, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to...
13 days ago
Target - Ellicott City, MD
Dispenses contact lenses. Dispense quality products....
13 days ago
Luxottica Group - Ellicott City, MD
Dispenses contact lenses. Dispense quality products....
16 days ago
BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc. - Owings Mills, MD (11 miles from Ellicott City, MD)
In addition, opticians are responsible for dispensing eyewear and contact lenses, and providing follow up care such as performing adjustments, repairs, etc....
19 days ago
Warby Parker - Baltimore, MD (9 miles from Ellicott City, MD)
Warby Parker is searching for skilled and enthusiastic Opticians to join our growing team of in-house optical all-stars and play an integral part in what were all abouthelping people see!...
21 days ago
Walmart - Annapolis, MD (23 miles from Ellicott City, MD)
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...
23 days ago
Luxottica Group - Silver Spring, MD (17 miles from Ellicott City, MD)
Requisition ID: 299745 Store # : 009662 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...
23 days ago
Luxottica Group - Ellicott City, MD
Requisition ID: 299281 Store # : 009661 Target Optical Position: Seasonal/Temporary At Target Optical, we help people see and look great and have a blast doing it! We make caring for peoples...
23 days ago
Warby Parker - Baltimore, MD (9 miles from Ellicott City, MD)
Warby Parker is searching for skilled and enthusiastic Opticians to join our growing team of in-house optical all-stars and play an integral part in what were all abouthelping people see!...
24 days ago

Demographic Data for Ellicott City, MD

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Ellicott City, MD

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

$42,968

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Opticians in Ellicott City, MD 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 Ellicott City, 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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