Optician Jobs in Tonawanda, 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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Stanton Optical / My Eyelab - Tonawanda, NY 14150, NY
Skills needed Contact Lens Dispensing Glasses Frame / Lens Selection Certified Optician Apply now!...
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1 day ago Stanton Optical / My Eyelab
Visionworks - Cheektowaga, NY (8 miles from Tonawanda, NY)
Summary: Assists customers with frame selection, fits and dispenses frames....
2 days ago
VisionWorks - Buffalo, NY (6 miles from Tonawanda, NY)
Retail Licensed Optician Store 1210, Delaware Consumer Square, Buffalo, New York, United States of America Req #16391 Wednesday, February 3, 2021 Summary: Assists customers with frame selection, fits...
23 days ago

Demographic Data for Tonawanda, NY

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Optician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Optician Certification Training

No matter which area of opticianry you choose, you'll be in high demand in the job market because the need for eye care professionals is constantly expanding. It may surprise you to learn that...


Optometry Skills for Success
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...

Optical Manager

In this online course, you will gain the skills and knowledge to prepare yourself to become an optician and prepare for the American Board of Opticianry (ABO) certificationa certification...


Salary for Optician Jobs in Tonawanda, NY

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

$54,664

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Opticians in Tonawanda, NY offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (30.5%)
  • 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 (3.0%)
  • Some High School (0.8%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Opticians in Tonawanda, 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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