Optician Jobs in Union, 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 - Wayne, NJ (17 miles from Union, NJ)
The Suitable Talent Optical sales experience. Supervising experience is preferred. Maintain Optical license in states that require licensure....
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1 day ago America's Best
Brooklyn, NY (14 miles from Union, NJ)
Optical boutique with great history and high-end luxury eyewear is seeking an energetic, professional, well-spoken individual with previous experience in opticianry and sales. Looking for...
2 days ago
Jobs2Web (Posting) - New York, NY (14 miles from Union, 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...
16 hours ago
America's Best - Wayne, NJ (17 miles from Union, 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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Jobs2Web (Posting) - New York, NY (14 miles from Union, NJ)
We are committed to excellence in service; our stylists and opticians assist customers in selecting that perfect frame....
2 days ago
BJ's - North Bergen, NJ (14 miles from Union, NJ)
In addition, opticians are responsible for dispensing eyewear and contact lenses, and providing follow up care such as performing adjustments, repairs, etc....
1 day ago
America's Best - Holmdel, NJ (22 miles from Union, 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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7 hours ago America's Best
Talent Care - Edison, NJ (13 miles from Union, NJ)
Apply Now Why Youll Love This Job An Optician is responsible for all facets of the dispensary while maintaining the highest level of customer service....
3 days ago
Staten Island, NY (10 miles from Union, NJ)
Optical Sales Associate: The Sales Associate is responsible for selling, fitting and dispensing eyewear to customers. Job Description What would you do?...
3 days ago
America's Best - Linden, NJ (4 miles from Union, 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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3 days ago America's Best
America's Best - Linden, NJ (4 miles from Union, 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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3 days ago America's Best
Luxottica Group - New York, NY (16 miles from Union, NJ)
We are committed to excellence in service; our stylists and opticians assist customers in selecting that perfect frame....
4 days ago
Luxottica Group - New York, NY (13 miles from Union, NJ)
We are committed to excellence in service; our stylists and opticians assist customers in selecting that perfect frame....
4 days ago
Flushing, NY (23 miles from Union, NJ)
Please only reply if you have PRIOR OPTICAL experience! The ideal candidate will be able to work 4 days during the week and Saturday. Must be able to provide great customer service, have...
4 days ago
Jobs2Web (Posting) - New York, NY (14 miles from Union, NJ)
Backed by the power of Luxottica, our athletes and customers expect the best in sports performance and Oakley employees help to fuel this drive GENERAL FUNCTION The Licensed Optician fills ophthalmic...
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Demographic Data for Union, NJ

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Union, NJ

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

$61,280

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Opticians in Union, NJ offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (30.4%)
  • 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 (3.1%)
  • Some High School (0.8%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Opticians in Union, 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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