Optician Jobs in Cambridge, MA

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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VisionWorks - Saugus, MA (8 miles from Cambridge, MA)
Retail Apprentice Optician Store 1256, Square One Mall, Saugus, Massachusetts, United States of America Req #16069 Wednesday, January 20, 2021 Summary: Assists customers with frame selection, fits and...
2 days ago
Jobs2Web (Posting) - Marlborough, MA (21 miles from Cambridge, MA)
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...
5 hours ago
MyEyeDr - Topsfield, MA (20 miles from Cambridge, MA)
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
Luxottica Group - Peabody, MA (13 miles from Cambridge, MA)
GENERAL FUNCTION The Apprentice Optician creates exceptional value in the lives of customers by delivering the LensCrafters Experience....
5 days ago
Target - Lowell, MA (20 miles from Cambridge, MA)
Job Information Luxottica #E848 FT Licensed Optician - Lowell, MA - Target Optical in Lowell, Massachusetts Requisition ID: 308232 Store # : 00E848 Target Optical Position: Full-Time At Target Optical...
5 days ago
Luxottica Group - Lowell, MA (20 miles from Cambridge, MA)
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....
8 days ago
Luxottica Group - Boston, MA (3 miles from Cambridge, MA)
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....
8 days ago
Luxottica Group - Lowell, MA (20 miles from Cambridge, MA)
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....
9 days ago
LensCrafters - Brockton, MA (21 miles from Cambridge, MA)
GENERAL FUNCTION The Licensed Optician delivers the brand value proposition & helps establish LensCrafters as the premier destination for all vision needs within the community....
11 days ago
LensCrafters - Brookline, MA (4 miles from Cambridge, MA)
GENERAL FUNCTION The Licensed Optician delivers the brand value proposition & helps establish LensCrafters as the premier destination for all vision needs within the community....
11 days ago
East Boston Neighborhood Health Center - East Boston, MA (6 miles from Cambridge, MA)
Apply on-line at careers.ebnhc.org, choose clinical positions, Optician. Please be sure to create a personal candidate account!...
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11 days ago East Boston Neighborhood Health Center
Warby Parker - Natick, MA (12 miles from Cambridge, MA)
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!...
11 days ago
Tufts Medical Center - Boston, MA (3 miles from Cambridge, MA)
Works with optometrists regarding contact lens patients, maintaining current contact lens trial inventory, and conducting I & R instruction for patients....
12 days ago
BJ's - Weymouth, MA (15 miles from Cambridge, MA)
In addition, opticians are responsible for dispensing eyewear and contact lenses, and providing follow up care such as performing adjustments, repairs, etc....
14 days ago
Vision Center by Walmart - Lynn, MA (11 miles from Cambridge, MA)
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lens to patients, as permitted by state law....
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15 days ago Vision Center by Walmart

Demographic Data for Cambridge, MA

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Cambridge, MA

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

$65,662

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Opticians in Cambridge, MA offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (30.7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.6%)
  • 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 Cambridge, MA
  • 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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