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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Luxottica Group - Saint Louis, MO
Requisition ID: 333101 Store # : 009671 Target Optical Position: Full-Time Total Rewards: Benefits/Incentive Information At Target Optical, we help people see and look great and have a blast doing...
1 day ago
AEG Vision - Kirksville, MO
Sells miscellaneous products such as cleaners, contact lens supply, sunglasses, safety glasses, etc....
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2 days ago
360care - Kansas City, MO
This position involves traveling to long-term care facilities and assisting patients and physicians with pre-testing patients for Optometry and prescription delivery....
2 days ago
Clarkson Eyecare - Saint Louis, MO
lens orders in E360 Assist other areas when needed General office duties and cleaning to be assigned by manager Provide exceptional customer service at all times to both external and internal customers...
2 days ago
Luxottica Group - Saint Louis, MO
Dispenses contact lenses. Dispense quality products....
1 day ago
AEG Vision - Kirkwood, MO
Sells miscellaneous products such as cleaners, contact lens supply, sunglasses, safety glasses, etc....
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2 days ago
AEG Vision - Saint Charles, MO
Sells miscellaneous products such as cleaners, contact lens supply, sunglasses, safety glasses, etc....
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2 days ago
Luxottica Group - Kansas City, MO
Requisition ID: 332121 Store # : 002067 Target Optical Position: Part-Time Total Rewards: Benefits/Incentive Information At Target Optical, we help people see and look great and have a blast doing...
3 days ago
Eyemart Express - Kansas City, MO
Job Description: The Retail Sales Associate, also known as a Retail Optician, will primarily assist patients in selecting the eyeglass frames, lenses and lens coatings that best suit their needs....
3 days ago
America's Best - 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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4 days ago America's Best
America's Best - Saint Louis, 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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4 days ago America's Best
Jobs2Web (Posting) - Kansas City, MO
Requisition ID: 319404 Store # : 002097 Target Optical Position: Part-Time Total Rewards: Benefits/Incentive Information At Target Optical, we help people see and look great - and have a blast...
6 days ago
America's Best - Chesterfield, 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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7 days ago America's Best
Eyemart Express LLC - Kansas City, MO
Job Description: The Retail Sales Associate, also known as a Retail Optician, will primarily assist patients in selecting the eyeglass frames, lenses and lens coatings that best suit their needs....
7 days ago
Walmart - Wentzville, 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...
7 days ago

Demographic Data for Missouri

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Optician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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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 (30.5%)
  • 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 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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