Optician Jobs in Jersey City, 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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James Tracey Eye Care - Wyckoff, NJ 07481, NJ (19 miles from Jersey City, 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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1 day ago
College Point, NY (12 miles from Jersey City, NJ)
Busy optometric office seeking full time optician for sales and lens orders. Perfect opportunity for new graduate to build a career in a longstanding and professional practice. 401K plan available....
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Target - Clifton, NJ (10 miles from Jersey City, NJ)
Job Information Luxottica FT Licensed Optician - Clifton, NJ - Target Optical in Clifton, New Jersey Requisition ID: 307390 Store # : 004960 Target Optical Position: Full-Time At Target Optical, we...
2 days ago
Warby Parker - New York City, NY (3 miles from Jersey City, NJ)
Warby Parker is searching for skilled and enthusiastic Opticians to join our growing team of in-house optical all-stars and play an integral part in what we're all abouthelping people see!...
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Bronx, NY (10 miles from Jersey City, NJ)
ELITE EYE CARE CENTERS IN THE BRONX ARE CURRENTLY LOOKING TO FILL SALES POSITIONS FOR THE RIGHT CANDIDATES....
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Hackensack, NJ (11 miles from Jersey City, NJ)
Seeking Optical Sales Person for my private optometry office in Bergen County. Your main job would be selling glasses and applying insurance benefits when necessary to the sales....
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Warby Parker - New York, NY (4 miles from Jersey City, NJ)
Warby Parker is searching for skilled and enthusiastic Opticians to join our growing team of in-house optical all-stars and play an integral part in what were all abouthelping people see!...
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America's Best - Edison, NJ (22 miles from Jersey City, NJ)
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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Eye To Eye Careers - Manhattan, NY (4 miles from Jersey City, NJ)
Qualified candidate must be customer friendly and have optical sales background....
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Eye To Eye Careers - Queens Village, NY 11427, NY (17 miles from Jersey City, NJ)
Qualified candidate must be customer friendly and have an optical sales background....
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America's Best - Wayne, NJ (17 miles from Jersey City, NJ)
The Suitable Talent Optical sales experience. Supervising experience is preferred. Maintain Optical license in states that require licensure....
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4 days ago America's Best
America's Best - Wayne, NJ (17 miles from Jersey City, 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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4 days ago America's Best
America's Best - Carle Place, NY (24 miles from Jersey City, 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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4 days ago America's Best
America's Best - Paramus, NJ (14 miles from Jersey City, 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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4 days ago America's Best
America's Best - Paramus, NJ (14 miles from Jersey City, NJ)
The Suitable Talent Optical sales experience. Supervising experience is preferred. Maintain Optical license in states that require licensure....
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Demographic Data for Jersey City, NJ

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Jersey City, NJ

This is the average annual salary for Optician jobs in Jersey City, 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 Jersey City, NJ offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (30.7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.5%)
  • Vocational or Certification (15.8%)
  • 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 Jersey City, 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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