Optician Jobs in Lees Summit, MO

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 - Kansas City, MO (18 miles from Lees Summit, MO)
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....
6 days ago
America's Best - Kansas City, MO (18 miles from Lees Summit, MO)
We help people by making quality eye care and eyewear more affordable and accessible....
6 days ago
Luxottica Group - Lees Summit, MO
Pearle's vision of genuine eye care....
24 days ago
Luxottica Group - Lees Summit, MO (2 miles from Lees Summit, MO)
Pearles vision of genuine eye care....
25 days ago
Walmart - Kansas City, MO (18 miles from Lees Summit, MO)
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...
30+ days ago
Luxottica Group - Kansas City, MO (13 miles from Lees Summit, MO)
Requisition ID: 340285 At Target Optical, we help people see and look great and have a blast doing it! We make caring for peoples vision fun. Theres always more to see at Target Optical more...
30+ days ago

Demographic Data for Lees Summit, MO

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Optician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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...

Diploma in Optometry
Optometry is a health care profession that involves examining the eyes and applicable visual systems for defects or abnormalities as well as the correction of refractive error with glasses or...

Salary for Optician Jobs in Lees Summit, MO

This is the average annual salary for Optician jobs in Lees Summit, MO as reported by the BLS.

$37,278

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Opticians in Lees Summit, MO offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (30.4%)
  • 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 Lees Summit, MO
  • 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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