Optician Jobs in South 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 Optical - Linden, NJ (9 miles from South Plainfield, NJ)
The Licensed Optician lives out the Target Optical Way by embracing the Mindsets: People Focused, Collaborative, Accountable to Results, Think Differently and Simple, Fun and In Style....
2 days ago
BJ's Wholesale Club - Linden, NJ (9 miles from South Plainfield, NJ)
In addition, opticians are responsible for dispensing eyewear and contact lenses, and providing follow up care such as performing adjustments, repairs, etc....
22 hours ago
Jobs2Web (Posting) - Freehold, NJ (24 miles from South Plainfield, 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 hours ago
Jobs2Web (Posting) - East Brunswick, NJ (9 miles from South Plainfield, 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 hours ago
Luxottica Group - Jersey City, NJ (20 miles from South Plainfield, 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...
2 days ago
LensCrafters - Holmdel, NJ (18 miles from South Plainfield, NJ)
GENERAL FUNCTION The Licensed Optician delivers the brand value proposition & helps establish LensCrafters as the premier destination for all vision needs within the community....
2 days ago
Warby Parker - Hoboken, NJ (23 miles from South 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!...
16 hours ago
LensCrafters - Jersey City, NJ (20 miles from South Plainfield, NJ)
GENERAL FUNCTION The Licensed Optician delivers the brand value proposition & helps establish LensCrafters as the premier destination for all vision needs within the community....
17 hours ago
Jobs2Web (Posting) - Edison, NJ (3 miles from South Plainfield, 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 hours ago
LensCrafters - Freehold, NJ (24 miles from South Plainfield, NJ)
GENERAL FUNCTION The Licensed Optician delivers the brand value proposition & helps establish LensCrafters as the premier destination for all vision needs within the community....
2 days ago
LensCrafters - East Hanover, NJ (17 miles from South Plainfield, NJ)
GENERAL FUNCTION The Licensed Optician delivers the brand value proposition & helps establish LensCrafters as the premier destination for all vision needs within the community....
2 days ago
LensCrafters - East Brunswick, NJ (9 miles from South Plainfield, NJ)
GENERAL FUNCTION The Licensed Optician delivers the brand value proposition & helps establish LensCrafters as the premier destination for all vision needs within the community....
2 days ago
America's Best - Holmdel, NJ (18 miles from South 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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National Vision Incorporated - Roxbury Township, NJ (24 miles from South Plainfield, NJ)
. * Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lens to patients, as permitted by state law. * Perform insertion and removal training of contact lenses to patients as directed by management and permitted...
2 days ago
Walmart - Edison, NJ (3 miles from South Plainfield, NJ)
Sells Optical products and services by assisting Members with purchasing decisions, measuring, adjusting, and repairing frames and lenses, completing eyewear/contact lens orders, identifying and verifying...
1 day ago

Demographic Data for South Plainfield, NJ

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Salary for Optician Jobs in South Plainfield, NJ

This is the average annual salary for Optician jobs in South Plainfield, 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 South Plainfield, NJ offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (30.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.8%)
  • 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 South 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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