Optician Jobs in Southgate, 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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America's Best - Livonia, MI (14 miles from Southgate, MI)
We help people by making quality eye care and eyewear more affordable and accessible....
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America's Best - Dearborn Heights, MI (6 miles from Southgate, MI)
The Suitable Talent Optical sales experience. Supervising experience is preferred. Maintain Optical license in states that require licensure....
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America's Best - Royal Oak, MI (19 miles from Southgate, MI)
We help people by making quality eye care and eyewear more affordable and accessible....
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Walmart - Southgate, MI
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...
3 days ago
Henry Ford Hospital - Westland, MI (12 miles from Southgate, 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...
5 days ago
Eyeglass World - Bloomfield Township, MI (23 miles from Southgate, MI)
We help people by making quality eye care and eyewear more affordable and accessible....
6 days ago
National Vision - Canton, MI (16 miles from Southgate, MI)
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lenses to customers, as permitted by state law. Perform insertion and removal training of contact lenses to customers, as permitted by state law....
6 days ago
Henry Ford Health System - Westland, MI (12 miles from Southgate, 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...
6 days ago
VisionWorks - Madison Heights, MI (21 miles from Southgate, MI)
Retail Eyewear Specialist Store 1334, 361 W 14 Mile Rd, Madison Heights, Michigan, United States of America Req #16805 Friday, February 19, 2021 Summary: Sell eyewear products and services...
7 days ago
Eyeglass World - West Bloomfield, MI (24 miles from Southgate, MI)
We help people by making quality eye care and eyewear more affordable and accessible....
7 days ago
Eye Care Partners - Wyandotte, MI (2 miles from Southgate, MI)
Wyandotte Eye Center is looking for a part time optician 2-3 days per week!...
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imatters - Birmingham, MI 48009, MI (23 miles from Southgate, MI)
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VisionWorks - Allen Park, MI (3 miles from Southgate, MI)
Retail Eyewear Specialist Store 862, Fairlane Green, Allen Park, Michigan, United States of America Req #16728 Monday, February 15, 2021 Summary: Sell eyewear products and services utilizing the...
11 days ago
VisionWorks - Novi, MI (24 miles from Southgate, 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...
11 days ago
VisionWorks - Southfield, MI (20 miles from Southgate, MI)
Retail Eyewear Specialist Store 1341, Star Center, Southfield, Michigan, United States of America Req #16719 Friday, February 12, 2021 Summary: Sell eyewear products and services utilizing the...
14 days ago

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Southgate, MI

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

$39,927

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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians in Southgate, 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 Southgate, 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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