Optician Jobs in Ledgewood, 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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National Vision - Plainfield, NJ (21 miles from Ledgewood, NJ)
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lenses to customers, if permitted by state law....
2 days ago
Cohen's Fashion Optical - Livingston, NJ 07039, NJ (18 miles from Ledgewood, NJ)
We are looking for a licenced optician or apprentice to join our team. Either full or part-time position is available. Optical experience is preferred! Great growth opportunity. Friendly staff....
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16 hours ago
America's Best - Wayne, NJ (22 miles from Ledgewood, 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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8 days ago America's Best
America's Best - Wayne, NJ (22 miles from Ledgewood, NJ)
The Suitable Talent Optical sales experience. Supervising experience is preferred. Maintain Optical license in states that require licensure....
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8 days ago America's Best
America's Best - Watchung, NJ (20 miles from Ledgewood, 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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8 days ago America's Best
America's Best - Parsippany, NJ (13 miles from Ledgewood, 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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8 days ago America's Best
America's Best - Union, NJ (24 miles from Ledgewood, 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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8 days ago America's Best
America's Best - Raritan, NJ (21 miles from Ledgewood, 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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8 days ago America's Best
BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc. - Watchung, NJ (20 miles from Ledgewood, NJ)
In addition, opticians are responsible for dispensing eyewear and contact lenses, and providing follow up care such as performing adjustments, repairs, etc....
11 days ago
National Vision - Ledgewood, NJ
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lens to patients, as permitted by state law....
13 days ago
America's Best - Wayne, NJ (22 miles from Ledgewood, 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....
15 days ago
Vision Center by Walmart - Roxbury Township, NJ (2 miles from Ledgewood, NJ)
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lens to patients, as permitted by state law....
15 days ago
BJ's - Watchung, NJ (20 miles from Ledgewood, NJ)
In addition, opticians are responsible for dispensing eyewear and contact lenses, and providing follow up care such as performing adjustments, repairs, etc....
16 days ago
BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc. - Ledgewood, NJ
In addition, opticians are responsible for dispensing eyewear and contact lenses, and providing follow up care such as performing adjustments, repairs, etc....
30+ days ago
National Vision - Watchung, NJ (20 miles from Ledgewood, 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....
30+ days ago

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Ledgewood, NJ

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

$61,280

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Opticians in Ledgewood, NJ offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (30.7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.6%)
  • 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 Ledgewood, 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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