Optician Jobs in Arden, NC

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 - Asheville, NC (12 miles from Arden, NC)
Skills needed Contact Lens Dispensing Glasses Frame / Lens Selection Certified Optician Apply now!...
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3 hours ago Stanton Optical / My Eyelab
Talent Care - Arden, NC
Job Duties and Responsibilities Optician job responsibilities include: Assist patients in making frame selections Coordinate order pickups and deliveries Work with patients to customize their eyewear...
6 days ago
Jobs2Web (Posting) - Asheville, NC (8 miles from Arden, NC)
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...
6 days ago
Luxottica Group - Asheville, NC (5 miles from Arden, NC)
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...
7 days ago
Stanton Optical / My Eyelab - Asheville, NC (12 miles from Arden, NC)
Skills needed Contact Lens Dispensing Glasses Frame / Lens Selection Certified Optician Apply now!...
Quick Apply

11 days ago Stanton Optical / My Eyelab
The Eye Group - Canton, NC (16 miles from Arden, NC)
Western NC: One of the fastest growing optometry practice is looking to add an experienced optician to their awesome team. NO evening or weekend hours....
28 days ago
LensCrafters - Asheville, NC (8 miles from Arden, NC)
GENERAL FUNCTION The Licensed Optician delivers the brand value proposition & helps establish LensCrafters as the premier destination for all vision needs within the community....
30+ days ago

Demographic Data for Arden, NC

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Arden, NC

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

$45,279

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Opticians in Arden, NC 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 (3.0%)
  • Some High School (0.8%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Opticians in Arden, NC
  • 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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