Optician Jobs in Plainfield, 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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Target - Clifton, NJ (23 miles from Plainfield, 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 (23 miles from Plainfield, 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!...
1 day ago
Warby Parker - New York, NY (24 miles from Plainfield, 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!...
1 day ago
America's Best - Edison, NJ (7 miles from Plainfield, 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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4 days ago America's Best
Eye To Eye Careers - Manhattan, NY (24 miles from Plainfield, NJ)
Qualified candidate must be customer friendly and have optical sales background....
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America's Best - Wayne, NJ (24 miles from Plainfield, NJ)
The Suitable Talent Optical sales experience. Supervising experience is preferred. Maintain Optical license in states that require licensure....
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5 days ago America's Best
America's Best - Wayne, NJ (24 miles from Plainfield, 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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5 days ago America's Best
America's Best - Watchung, NJ (1 mile from Plainfield, 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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5 days ago America's Best
America's Best - Woodbridge, NJ (8 miles from Plainfield, 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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5 days ago America's Best
America's Best - Parsippany, NJ (16 miles from Plainfield, 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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5 days ago America's Best
America's Best - Holmdel, NJ (21 miles from Plainfield, 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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5 days ago America's Best
America's Best - Union, NJ (9 miles from Plainfield, 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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5 days ago America's Best
America's Best - Garfield, NJ (24 miles from Plainfield, 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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5 days ago America's Best
America's Best - Garfield, NJ (24 miles from Plainfield, NJ)
The Suitable Talent Optical sales experience. Supervising experience is preferred. Maintain Optical license in states that require licensure....
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5 days ago America's Best
America's Best - Raritan, NJ (11 miles from Plainfield, 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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Demographic Data for Plainfield, NJ

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Plainfield, NJ

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

$61,280

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Opticians in Plainfield, 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 Plainfield, 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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