Optician Jobs in Kent, 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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Luxottica Group - North Canton, OH (17 miles from Kent, OH)
Dispenses contact lenses. Fills ophthalmic eyeglass prescriptions and fits and adapts lenses and frames, utilizing optical prescription, within the guidelines established by the state....
3 days ago
Distinctive Eyewear - North Royalton, OH 44133, OH (24 miles from Kent, OH)
Duties would include, but are not limited to, eyewear selection, lens selection, frame adjustments, eyewear repair, dispensing eyewear and contact lenses, answering phones, making appointments, filing...
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3 days ago Distinctive Eyewear
America's Best - Kent, 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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Jobs2Web (Posting) - Cuyahoga Falls, OH (7 miles from Kent, OH)
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...
20 days ago
Luxottica Group - Cuyahoga Falls, OH (10 miles from Kent, 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...
24 days ago
Luxottica Group - Canton, OH (20 miles from Kent, OH)
GENERAL FUNCTION The Apprentice Optician creates exceptional value in the lives of customers by delivering the LensCrafters Experience....
60+ days ago
Luxottica Group - North Canton, OH (17 miles from Kent, OH)
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....
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Kent, OH

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Kent, OH

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

$45,878

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Opticians in Kent, OH offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (30.7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.5%)
  • 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 Kent, 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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