Optician Jobs in East Rutherford, NJ

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 - Garfield, NJ (4 miles from East Rutherford, NJ)
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....
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1 day ago America's Best
Luxottica Group - Woodbridge, NJ (21 miles from East Rutherford, NJ)
customer service skills: communicator, listener & team builder Knowledge of current store merchandise Strong basic math skills Awareness of current fashion trends Selling skills ability to use & carry an iPAD...
1 day ago
United States Vision - Woodbridge, NJ (21 miles from East Rutherford, NJ)
Job Information U.S. Vision Optical Associate in Woodbridge, New Jersey Overview NON MALL HOURS/ NO SUNDAYS EXPERIENCE PREFERRED BUT NOT A MUST SPANISH SPEAKING ALSO A PLUS U.S. Vision is one of...
1 day ago
Lenscrafters Incorporated - New York, NY (6 miles from East Rutherford, NJ)
GENERAL FUNCTION The Licensed Optician creates exceptional value in the lives of customers by delivering Signature Customer Experiences....
1 day ago
America's Best - Wayne, NJ (11 miles from East Rutherford, NJ)
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....
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2 days ago America's Best
Eye To Eye Careers - Queens Village, NY (18 miles from East Rutherford, NJ)
Qualified candidate must be customer friendly and have an optical sales background....
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3 days ago Eye To Eye Careers
BJ's Wholesale Club - Nyack, NY (20 miles from East Rutherford, NJ)
In addition, opticians are responsible for dispensing eyewear and contact lenses, and providing follow up care such as performing adjustments, repairs, etc....
4 days ago
United States Vision - Garden City, NY (24 miles from East Rutherford, NJ)
Qualifications Must be licensed to work as an optician within the State Prior optical experience preferred but not required Must possess proven track record of customer service Prior retail experience...
4 days ago
Luxottica Group - Flushing, NY (14 miles from East Rutherford, NJ)
GENERAL FUNCTION The Licensed Optician creates exceptional value in the lives of customers by delivering Signature Customer Experiences....
4 days ago
imatters - Nanuet, NY 10954, NY (19 miles from East Rutherford, NJ)
End-to-end practice management, optical sales, inventory management of contact lenses and eyewear. Show us your skills in training and mentor our team of 7....
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4 days ago imatters
Emerging Vision - Yonkers, NY (14 miles from East Rutherford, NJ)
Assist patients with contact lens selection, education, and care....
5 days ago
James Tracey Eye Care - Wyckoff, NJ 07481, NJ (12 miles from East Rutherford, NJ)
We are a well-established private optometry practice with a high-end optical boutique. We are currently hiring for a full time Licensed Optician....
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5 days ago
SEE Eyewear - New York, NY (6 miles from East Rutherford, NJ)
We believe recruiting top talent and cultivating a unique, sophisticated and diverse group of experts from our associates and opticians to our Field Leaders....
5 days ago
SEE Eyewear - New York, NY (6 miles from East Rutherford, NJ)
We believe recruiting top talent and cultivating a unique, sophisticated and diverse group of experts from our associates and opticians to our Field Leaders....
5 days ago
Jobs2Web (Posting) - Paramus, NJ (8 miles from East Rutherford, NJ)
At LensCrafters, we feel the world deserves a thoughtful and caring partner who understands that true vision care is a synergy of trusted eye care and exceptional eyewear....
6 days ago

Demographic Data for East Rutherford, NJ

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Salary for Optician Jobs in East Rutherford, NJ

This is the average annual salary for Optician jobs in East Rutherford, NJ as reported by the BLS.

$61,280

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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians in East Rutherford, NJ 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 East Rutherford, NJ
  • 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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