Optician Jobs in Missouri

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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National Vision - Kansas City, 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....
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2 days ago National Vision
National Vision - 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....
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6 days ago National Vision
United States Vision - Springfield, MO
U.S. Vision Optical Associate Springfield, Missouri Apply Now Overview U.S. Vision is one of the largest eyewear companies in the United States. We have been engaged in the retail optical business...
7 days ago
RIP CURL / SD EYES - Saint Louis, MO
Optical sales experience to independent ECP'S and a strong following is preferable. We offer high commission, a terrific portfolio and the ability to carry other non competitive lines....
10 days ago
Luxottica Group - Kirkwood, MO
Requisition ID: 280882 Store # : 001928 Target Optical Position: Part-Time At Target Optical, we help people see and look great and have a blast doing it! We make caring for peoples vision fun. We...
18 days ago
Kansas City, MO
Join Kansas City's leading eye care team! At Discover Vision Centers, we believe in working together to provide the best eye care for our patients....
19 days ago
Lees Summit, MO
Join Kansas City's leading eye care team! At Discover Vision Centers, we believe in working together to provide the best eye care for our patients....
19 days ago
Walmart - Columbia, 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...
24 days ago
The Luxottica Group - Saint Charles, MO
Requisition ID: 275011 Store #: 001927 Target Optical Position:Part-Time At Target Optical, we help people see and look great and have a blast doing it! We make caring for people's vision fun. We...
25 days ago
Luxottica Group - Saint Charles, MO
Requisition ID: 275005 Store # : 001927 Target Optical Position: Part-Time At Target Optical, we help people see and look great and have a blast doing it! We make caring for peoples vision fun. We...
26 days ago
VisionWorks - Independence, MO
Retail Eyewear Specialist Store 150, Independence Center, Independence, Missouri, United States of America Req #14640 Tuesday, November 3, 2020 Summary: Sell eyewear products and services...
26 days ago
Northland Eye Specialist - North Kansas City, MO
/frame selection Recommended skills Customer Satisfaction Retail Sales Selling Techniques...
28 days ago
Walmart - Saint Joseph, 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
National Vision - Springfield, MO
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lenses to customers. Perform insertion and removal training of contact lenses to customers. Educate clients on proper eyeglass and contact lens care....
30+ days ago
National Vision - Springfield, MO
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....
30+ days ago

Demographic Data for Missouri

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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...

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) certification—a certification...


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 Missouri

This is the average annual salary for Optician jobs in Missouri as reported by the BLS.

$42,695

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians in Missouri offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (30.9%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (22.8%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.4%)
  • Vocational or Certification (15.9%)
  • 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 Missouri
  • 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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