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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Jobs2Web (Posting) - Vestal, 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....
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Jobs2Web (Posting) - Mount Vernon, 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....
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Jobs2Web (Posting) - Huntington Station, 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 - 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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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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Brooklyn, NY
Immediate full time position available for experienced optical sales/ frame stylist in Brooklyn Heights....
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America's Best - Monroe, 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 - Monroe, 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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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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Emerging Vision - Newburgh, NY
Assist patients with contact lens selection, education, and care....
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Jobs2Web (Posting) - Huntington Station, 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 - 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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1 day ago America's Best
America's Best - White Plains, 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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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...
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America's Best - Freeport, 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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Demographic Data for New York

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Optician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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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 (30.4%)
  • 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
  • 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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