Optician Jobs in Charlotte, 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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America's Best - Charlotte, NC
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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1 day ago America's Best
Eyemart Express - Monroe, NC (20 miles from Charlotte, NC)
Now Hiring - Licensed Optician (NC)- Monore, NC #268 Location: Monroe, NC START YOUR APPLICATION Licensed Optician This is for a full-time position....
15 hours ago
America's Best - Mooresville, NC (21 miles from Charlotte, NC)
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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2 days ago America's Best
Walmart - Matthews, NC (13 miles from Charlotte, NC)
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...
5 days ago
Eyemart Express LLC - Monroe, NC (20 miles from Charlotte, NC)
Licensed Optician This is for a full-time position. Are you looking for a career that will bring you home?...
7 days ago
America's Best - Pineville, NC (10 miles from Charlotte, NC)
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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8 days ago America's Best
Vision Center by Walmart - Charlotte, NC
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lens to patients, as permitted by state law....
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9 days ago Vision Center by Walmart
Eyemart Express - Monroe, NC (20 miles from Charlotte, NC)
Job Description: The Retail Sales Associate, also known as a Retail Optician, will primarily assist patients in selecting the eyeglass frames, lenses and lens coatings that best suit their needs....
11 days ago
United States Vision - Pineville, NC (10 miles from Charlotte, NC)
Qualifications Must be licensed to work as an optician within the State Prior optical experience preferred but not required Must possess proven track record of customer service Prior retail experience...
11 days ago
Luxottica Group - Charlotte, NC
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....
13 days ago
Eyemart Express LLC - Monroe, NC (20 miles from Charlotte, NC)
Job Description: The Retail Sales Associate, also known as a Retail Optician, will primarily assist patients in selecting the eyeglass frames, lenses and lens coatings that best suit their needs....
14 days ago
Eyemart Express LLC - Monroe, NC (20 miles from Charlotte, NC)
Job Description: The Retail Sales Associate, also known as a Retail Optician, will primarily assist patients in selecting the eyeglass frames, lenses and lens coatings that best suit their needs....
14 days ago
Wal-Mart - Charlotte, NC
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...
20 days ago
Eyemart Express - Monroe, NC (20 miles from Charlotte, NC)
Now Hiring - General Manager (NC Licensed) - Optical Retail - Full-Time - Monroe, NC #268 Location: Monroe, NC START YOUR APPLICATION General Manager (Licensed) - Optical Retail Are you looking...
26 days ago
Eyemart Express LLC - Monroe, NC (20 miles from Charlotte, NC)
General Manager (Licensed) - Optical Retail Are you looking for a career that will bring you home? A career with a company that has one of the absolute best store leadership teams on the planet?!...
28 days ago

Demographic Data for Charlotte, NC

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Charlotte, NC

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

$47,448

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians in Charlotte, NC 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 Charlotte, 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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