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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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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2 days ago America's Best
Luxottica Group - Paramus, NJ (13 miles from New York, NY)
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
Jobs2Web (Posting) - Mount Vernon, NY (13 miles from New York, NY)
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
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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1 day ago America's Best
Brooklyn, NY (3 miles from New York, NY)
Immediate full time position available for experienced optical sales/ frame stylist in Brooklyn Heights....
1 day ago
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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1 day ago America's Best
America's Best - White Plains, NY (22 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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America's Best - Freeport, NY (22 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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2 hours ago America's Best
America's Best - Union, NJ (14 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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1 day ago
New York, NY
Optician/Optical Sales (Brooklyn) 309 Smith street ( ) compensation: Compensation commensurate with skills and experience employment type: full-time QR Code Link to This Post Optical boutique with great...
21 hours ago
National Vision - Freeport, NY (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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Jobs2Web (Posting) - White Plains, NY (22 miles from New York, NY)
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...
3 days ago
America's Best - White Plains, NY (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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1 day ago America's Best
America's Best - White Plains, NY (22 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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Lenscrafters Incorporated - New York, NY
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...
21 hours ago

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 (30.4%)
  • 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 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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