Optician Jobs in Columbus, OH

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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Clarkson Eyecare - Westerville, OH (6 miles from Columbus, OH)
An Optician is trained to dispense and fit glasses and contacts, working from the prescriptions written by Optometrists and Ophthalmologists....
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2 days ago
Luxottica Group - Dublin, OH (6 miles from Columbus, OH)
GENERAL FUNCTION The Apprentice Optician creates exceptional value in the lives of customers by delivering the LensCrafters Experience....
2 days ago
National Vision Incorporated - Columbus, OH
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....
6 days ago
America's Best - Columbus, OH
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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9 days ago America's Best
America's Best - Hilliard, OH (9 miles from Columbus, OH)
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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9 days ago America's Best
Luxottica Group - Reynoldsburg, OH (16 miles from Columbus, OH)
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...
22 days ago
United States Vision - Westerville, OH (6 miles from Columbus, OH)
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...
26 days ago
Pearle Vision - Columbus, OH
Job Information Pearle Vision Licensed Optician in Columbus, Ohio GENERAL FUNCTION: The basic function of the Optician is to attract and retain patients by delivering an exceptional patient experience...
26 days ago
Luxottica Group - Columbus, OH (7 miles from Columbus, OH)
GENERAL FUNCTION The Apprentice Optician creates exceptional value in the lives of customers by delivering the LensCrafters Experience....
45+ days ago
National Vision - Columbus, OH
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lenses to customers. Perform insertion and removal training of contact lenses to customers as permitted/required by state law....
60+ days ago
VisionWorks - Columbus, OH
Retail Eyewear Specialist Store 543, Easton Gateway, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America Req #13132 Tuesday, October 6, 2020 Summary: Sell eyewear products and services utilizing the SERVE...
90+ days ago

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Columbus, OH

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

$44,112

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians in Columbus, OH 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 Columbus, OH
  • 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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