Optician Jobs in Raleigh, 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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Eyemart Express LLC - Durham, NC (21 miles from Raleigh, NC)
Licensed Optician This is for a part-time position. Are you looking for a career that will bring you home?...
2 days ago
America's Best - Raleigh, 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
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lens to patients, as permitted by state law....
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5 days ago Vision Center by Walmart
Vision Center by Walmart - Raleigh, NC
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lens to patients, as permitted by state law....
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11 days ago Vision Center by Walmart
Luxottica Group - Durham, NC (18 miles from Raleigh, 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...
30+ days ago
Luxottica Group - Apex, NC (16 miles from Raleigh, 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....
45+ days ago
Luxottica Group - Wake Forest, NC (14 miles from Raleigh, 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....
45+ days ago
Luxottica Group - Apex, NC (16 miles from Raleigh, 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....
45+ days ago

Demographic Data for Raleigh, NC

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Raleigh, NC

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

$51,601

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians in Raleigh, NC offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (30.5%)
  • 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 Raleigh, 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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