Optician Jobs in Schenectady, 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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LensCrafters - Saratoga Springs, NY (18 miles from Schenectady, NY)
GENERAL FUNCTION The Licensed Optician delivers the brand value proposition & helps establish LensCrafters as the premier destination for all vision needs within the community....
1 day ago
LensCrafters - Albany, NY (8 miles from Schenectady, NY)
GENERAL FUNCTION The Licensed Optician delivers the brand value proposition & helps establish LensCrafters as the premier destination for all vision needs within the community....
11 hours ago
America's Best - Albany, NY (8 miles from Schenectady, 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 - Schenectady, NY
The Suitable Talent Optical sales experience. Supervising experience is preferred. Maintain Optical license in states that require licensure....
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7 days ago America's Best
America's Best - Schenectady, 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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7 days ago America's Best
United States Vision - Albany, NY (8 miles from Schenectady, NY)
This is a floating licensed optician position for all 4 of our locations in Albany & Clifton Park. Our locations are open Mon-Sat and closed on Sunday's....
10 days ago
Win Vision Boutique LLC dba Sterling Optical - Clifton Park, NY (7 miles from Schenectady, NY)
We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual who is interested in assisting the doctor throughout the pre-screening process and helping customers select their eye-wear, all...
13 days ago
National Vision - Albany, NY (8 miles from Schenectady, NY)
Job Description What would you do? The Specifics Achieve and maintain the highest level of customer service. Monitor and achieve profit, sales and performance goals (i.e. reviewing the P&L)....
27 days ago
VisionWorks - Glenville, NY (5 miles from Schenectady, NY)
Retail Licensed Optician Store 1214, 10 Glenridge Rd, Glenville, New York, United States of America Req #16690 Wednesday, March 17, 2021 Summary: Assists customers with frame selection, fits and dispenses...
30+ days ago
VisionWorks - Latham, NY (9 miles from Schenectady, NY)
Retail Licensed Optician Store 1070, 560 Troy-Schenectady Rd, Route 7, Latham, New York, United States of America Req #16888 Thursday, March 4, 2021 Summary: Assists customers with frame selection,...
45+ days ago
Wal-Mart - Latham, NY (9 miles from Schenectady, NY)
Sells Optical products and services by assisting Members with purchasing decisions, measuring, adjusting, and repairing frames and lenses, completing eyewear/contact lens orders, identifying and verifying...
60+ days ago
Walmart - Latham, NY (9 miles from Schenectady, NY)
Sells Optical products and services by assisting Members with purchasing decisions, measuring, adjusting, and repairing frames and lenses, completing eyewear/contact lens orders, identifying and verifying...
60+ days ago

Demographic Data for Schenectady, NY

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Schenectady, NY

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

$67,798

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Opticians in Schenectady, NY offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (30.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.8%)
  • Vocational or Certification (15.7%)
  • 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 Schenectady, 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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