Optician Jobs in New Jersey

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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Holmdel, NJ
Spare Pair Vision Center in Holmdel is looking for sales associates to help patients find the frames that not only look good but fit their face and prescription well. We carry all of the...
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America's Best - Brick, 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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America's Best - Toms River, 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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America's Best - Parsippany, 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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America's Best - Cherry Hill, 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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America's Best - Linden, 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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Deo Brands - Elizabeth, NJ
Deo is expanding its stores throughout the United States and is looking for Opticians/Store Managers for our new stores in the NY/NJ Metropolitan Area....
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America's Best - Princeton, 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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America's Best - Hamilton, 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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America's Best - Deptford, 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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America's Best - Garfield, NJ
The Suitable Talent Optical sales experience. Supervising experience is preferred. Maintain Optical license in states that require licensure....
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America's Best - 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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America's Best - Watchung, 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....
Direct Apply

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America's Best - Phillipsburg, 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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America's Best - Wayne, NJ
The Suitable Talent Optical sales experience. Supervising experience is preferred. Maintain Optical license in states that require licensure....
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Demographic Data for New Jersey

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Salary for Optician Jobs in New Jersey

This is the average annual salary for Optician jobs in New Jersey as reported by the BLS.

$61,890

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians in New Jersey 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 New Jersey
  • 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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