Optician Jobs in Ypsilanti, 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 Health System - Farmington, MI (23 miles from Ypsilanti, MI)
Job Information Henry Ford Health System Optician, Farmington Hills in Farmington Hills, Michigan GENERAL SUMMARY Responsible for selecting, measuring, and fitting eyewear following the doctors spectacle...
2 days ago
Clarkson Eyecare - Tecumseh, MI (20 miles from Ypsilanti, MI)
An Optician is trained to dispense and fit glasses and contacts, working from the prescriptions written by optometrists....
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3 days ago
Clarkson Eyecare - Ann Arbor, MI (12 miles from Ypsilanti, MI)
An Optician is trained to dispense and fit glasses and contacts, working from the prescriptions written by optometrists....
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3 days ago
Clarkson Eyecare - Ann Arbor, MI (12 miles from Ypsilanti, MI)
An Optical Sales Associate is trained to dispense and fit glasses and contacts, working from the prescriptions written by optometrists....
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3 days ago
Henry Ford Hospital - Farmington Hills, MI (23 miles from Ypsilanti, 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...
18 days ago
National Vision - Clinton, MI (19 miles from Ypsilanti, 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....
19 days ago
Walmart - Southgate, MI (21 miles from Ypsilanti, 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...
19 days ago
America's Best - Livonia, MI (17 miles from Ypsilanti, 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....
20 days ago
America's Best - Lincoln Park, MI (22 miles from Ypsilanti, 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....
20 days ago
America's Best - Dearborn Heights, MI (19 miles from Ypsilanti, 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....
20 days ago
America's Best - Canton, MI (11 miles from Ypsilanti, 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....
20 days ago
Walmart - Southgate, MI (21 miles from Ypsilanti, 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...
20 days ago
BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc. - Taylor, MI (18 miles from Ypsilanti, MI)
Takes measurements, assures correct frame selection for Rx power, reads prescriptions on the lensometer, timely notification of product readiness and advancement of the order in the system: including...
22 days ago
America's Best - Monroe, MI (21 miles from Ypsilanti, 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....
28 days ago
Wyandotte Optical - Wyandotte, MI (23 miles from Ypsilanti, MI)
We are need of someone who can assisst in pretesting patients and optical sales. Optical experience a plus but not neccessary if you are a fast learner....
30+ days ago

Demographic Data for Ypsilanti, MI

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Optician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Certifiable Optician 101
This course supports the first eight chapters of the book, "Certifiable Optician". Topics addressed are:Metric system and conversions,basic physics of light,mirrors, flat, convex and...

Optician Certification Training

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Optometry Skills for Success
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Salary for Optician Jobs in Ypsilanti, MI

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

$41,464

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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians in Ypsilanti, MI offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (30.0%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (18.0%)
  • Vocational or Certification (15.6%)
  • Some College (5.2%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.0%)
  • Master's Degree (3.1%)
  • Some High School (0.8%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Opticians in Ypsilanti, 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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