Optician Jobs in Durham, 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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Luxottica Group - Durham, NC (7 miles from Durham, 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...
2 days ago
America's Best - Durham, 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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7 hours ago America's Best
Lenscrafters Incorporated - Durham, 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...
11 hours ago
America's Best - Raleigh, NC (21 miles from Durham, 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
Vision Center by Walmart - Raleigh, NC (21 miles from Durham, NC)
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lens to patients, as permitted by state law....
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1 day ago Vision Center by Walmart
Vision Center by Walmart - Raleigh, NC (21 miles from Durham, NC)
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lens to patients, as permitted by state law....
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6 days ago Vision Center by Walmart
Luxottica Group - Apex, NC (19 miles from Durham, NC)
Dispenses contact lenses. Fills ophthalmic eyeglass prescriptions and fits and adapts lenses and frames, utilizing optical prescription, within the guidelines established by the state....
15 days ago
Eyemart Express - Raleigh, NC (21 miles from Durham, 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....
17 days ago
Eyemart Express LLC - Raleigh, NC (21 miles from Durham, 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....
19 days ago
Luxottica Group - Wake Forest, NC (19 miles from Durham, 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....
21 days ago
Luxottica Group - Apex, NC (19 miles from Durham, NC)
Requisition ID: 302983 Store # : 4358 Position: part time licensed optician At Target Optical, we help people see and look great and have a blast doing it! We make caring for peoples vision fun....
23 days ago
VisionWorks - Cary, NC (17 miles from Durham, NC)
Retail Eyewear Specialist Store 605, Cary Towne Center, Cary, North Carolina, United States of America Req #15340 Tuesday, December 1, 2020 Summary: Sell eyewear products and services utilizing...
45+ days ago
National Vision - Durham, 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....
60+ days ago
Walmart - Raleigh, NC (21 miles from Durham, 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...
90+ days ago

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Durham, NC

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

$47,742

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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians in Durham, 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 Durham, 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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