Optician Jobs in New York, NY

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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Krewe - New York, NY
As a KREWEOptician, your job will be to ensure seamless integration of our Optical Program into our existing New Orleans KREWEmarket. By delivering impeccable customer service, understanding of...
1 day ago
VisionWorks - Brooklyn, NY (3 miles from New York, NY)
Retail Licensed Optician Store 1241, Gateway Center II, Brooklyn, New York, United States of America Req #16017 Tuesday, January 26, 2021 Summary: Assists customers with frame selection, fits and dispenses...
1 day ago
America's Best - Parsippany, NJ (22 miles from New York, NY)
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 - Linden, NJ (15 miles from New York, NY)
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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23 hours ago America's Best
Flushing, NY (8 miles from New York, NY)
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...
2 days ago
America's Best - Garfield, NJ (10 miles from New York, NY)
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
America's Best - Union, NJ (14 miles from New York, NY)
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
America's Best - Watchung, NJ (24 miles from New York, NY)
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 (18 miles from New York, NY)
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
Warby Parker - White Plains, NY (22 miles from New York, NY)
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!...
2 days ago
CVS Health - Howard Beach, NY (10 miles from New York, NY)
The Licensed Optician is responsible for delivering key customer experiences and results through our brand pillars: innovation, collaboration, caring, integrity, and accountability....
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Jobs2Web (Posting) - Long Island City, NY (3 miles from New York, NY)
In addition, opticians are responsible for dispensing eyewear and contact lenses, and providing follow up care such as performing adjustments, repairs, etc....
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America's Best - Paramus, NJ (13 miles from New York, NY)
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

1 day ago America's Best
America's Best - Wayne, NJ (18 miles from New York, NY)
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
Eye To Eye Careers - Manhattan, NY
Qualified candidate must be customer friendly and have optical sales background....
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Demographic Data for New York, NY

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Salary for Optician Jobs in New York, NY

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

$61,280

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians in New York, NY 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 (5.1%)
  • 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 New York, NY
  • 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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