Optician Jobs in Ann Arbor, MI

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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Henry Ford Hospital - Milford, MI (23 miles from Ann Arbor, MI)
patients in and out, scheduling appointments, and retrieving insurance eligibility Responsible for neutralizing and verifying the spectacle prescription in the eyewear through the use of auto and manual lensometry...
2 days ago
Henry Ford Hospital - Westland, MI (24 miles from Ann Arbor, MI)
patients in and out, scheduling appointments, and retrieving insurance eligibility Responsible for neutralizing and verifying the spectacle prescription in the eyewear through the use of auto and manual lensometry...
13 days ago
Henry Ford Health System - Westland, MI (24 miles from Ann Arbor, MI)
patients in and out, scheduling appointments, and retrieving insurance eligibility Responsible for neutralizing and verifying the spectacle prescription in the eyewear through the use of auto and manual lensometry...
14 days ago
VisionWorks - Novi, MI (21 miles from Ann Arbor, MI)
Retail Eyewear Specialist Store 856, Novi, Michigan, United States of America Req #16722 Monday, February 15, 2021 Summary: Sell eyewear products and services utilizing the SERVE selling strategy...
19 days ago
America's Best - Ann Arbor, MI
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....
26 days ago
Eyeglass World - Brighton, MI (21 miles from Ann Arbor, MI)
We help people by making quality eye care and eyewear more affordable and accessible....
45+ days ago

Demographic Data for Ann Arbor, MI

Moving to Ann Arbor, MI? Find some basic demographic data about Ann Arbor, MI below.


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Optician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Optician Certification Training

No matter which area of opticianry you choose, you'll be in high demand in the job market because the need for eye care professionals is constantly expanding. It may surprise you to learn that...


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...

Optical Manager

In this online course, you will gain the skills and knowledge to prepare yourself to become an optician and prepare for the American Board of Opticianry (ABO) certificationa certification...


Salary for Optician Jobs in Ann Arbor, MI

This is the average annual salary for Optician jobs in Ann Arbor, MI as reported by the BLS.

$41,464

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians in Ann Arbor, MI 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 Ann Arbor, MI
  • 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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