Optician Jobs in New York

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 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...
2 days ago
Luxottica Group - Syracuse, 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...
3 days ago
America's Best - Newburgh, 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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18 hours ago America's Best
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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18 hours ago America's Best
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...
16 hours ago
VisionWorks - Brooklyn, 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...
22 hours ago
Flushing, 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
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
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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18 hours ago America's Best
National Vision - Rochester, NY
Supervise and motivate Opticians and CL Sales associates (in some stores the Receptionist) and ensures the timely completion of day-to-day functions....
1 day ago
Warby Parker - White Plains, 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
Jobs2Web (Posting) - Long Island City, NY
In addition, opticians are responsible for dispensing eyewear and contact lenses, and providing follow up care such as performing adjustments, repairs, etc....
17 hours ago
CVS Health - Howard Beach, NY
The Licensed Optician is responsible for delivering key customer experiences and results through our brand pillars: innovation, collaboration, caring, integrity, and accountability....
15 hours ago
Vision Center by Walmart - Middle Island, NY
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lens to patients, as permitted by state law....
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18 hours ago Vision Center by Walmart
Brooklyn, NY
Optical Sales/Receptionist Position We are looking for reliable person with Optical Experience. 5 days a week including Saturdays. Applicant must be able to multi task....
2 days ago

Demographic Data for New York

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Optician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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...

Diploma in Optometry
Optometry is a health care profession that involves examining the eyes and applicable visual systems for defects or abnormalities as well as the correction of refractive error with glasses or...

Salary for Optician Jobs in New York

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

$59,656

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians in New York 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 (5.2%)
  • 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
  • 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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