Optician Jobs in Short Hills, 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 (15 miles from Short Hills, 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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10 hours ago America's Best
Luxottica Group - Woodbridge, NJ (12 miles from Short Hills, 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...
16 hours ago
United States Vision - Woodbridge, NJ (12 miles from Short Hills, 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...
14 hours ago
Lenscrafters Incorporated - New York, NY (17 miles from Short Hills, NJ)
GENERAL FUNCTION The Licensed Optician creates exceptional value in the lives of customers by delivering Signature Customer Experiences....
13 hours ago
SightRite - New York, NY (17 miles from Short Hills, NJ)
If youre the right one for us, you love working in a medical environment, you are interested in eye care, you pride in providing excellent service, you have a soft spot for the elderly, think of every...
1 day ago
America's Best - Wayne, NJ (15 miles from Short Hills, 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
James Tracey Eye Care - Wyckoff, NJ 07481, NJ (19 miles from Short Hills, 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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4 days ago
SEE Eyewear - New York, NY (17 miles from Short Hills, 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....
4 days ago
SEE Eyewear - New York, NY (17 miles from Short Hills, 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....
4 days ago
Jobs2Web (Posting) - Paramus, NJ (19 miles from Short Hills, 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....
5 days ago
Jobs2Web (Posting) - Edison, NJ (15 miles from Short Hills, NJ)
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...
5 days ago
Lenscrafters Incorporated - Jersey City, NJ (13 miles from Short Hills, 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...
5 days ago
Lenscrafters Incorporated - Jersey City, NJ (13 miles from Short Hills, 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...
5 days ago
Emerging Vision - Staten Island, NY (14 miles from Short Hills, NJ)
Assist patients with contact lens selection, education, and care....
7 days ago
America's Best - Parsippany, NJ (8 miles from Short Hills, 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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7 days ago America's Best

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Short Hills, NJ

This is the average annual salary for Optician jobs in Short Hills, 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 Short Hills, 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 Short Hills, 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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