Optician Jobs in Poughkeepsie, 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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Vision Center by Walmart - Newburgh, NY (12 miles from Poughkeepsie, 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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3 days ago Vision Center by Walmart
America's Best - Newburgh, NY (12 miles from Poughkeepsie, 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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13 days ago America's Best
BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc. - Newburgh, NY (12 miles from Poughkeepsie, NY)
In addition, opticians are responsible for dispensing eyewear and contact lenses, and providing follow up care such as performing adjustments, repairs, etc....
21 days ago
BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc. - Newburgh, NY (12 miles from Poughkeepsie, NY)
In addition, opticians are responsible for dispensing eyewear and contact lenses, and providing follow up care such as performing adjustments, repairs, etc....
24 days ago

Demographic Data for Poughkeepsie, NY

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Optician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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For optometry students, pre-registration and novice optometrists (and those returning to work), junior eye doctors, dispensing opticians and orthoptists preparing for refraction exams, contact...

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Poughkeepsie, NY

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

$59,656

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Opticians in Poughkeepsie, 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 Poughkeepsie, 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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