Optician Jobs in Portland, OR

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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Oregon Employment Department - Hillsboro, OR (8 miles from Portland, OR)
. * Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lenses to customers, as permitted by state law. * Perform insertion and removal training of contact lenses to customers, as permitted by state law....
5 days ago
Stanton Optical - Vancouver, WA (17 miles from Portland, OR)
As a leading optical retailer, we strive to make eye care easy and our vision is to modernize the eye care experience for all people....
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6 days ago Stanton Optical
America's Best - Hillsboro, OR (8 miles from Portland, OR)
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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11 days ago America's Best
VisionWorks - Gresham, OR (12 miles from Portland, OR)
Retail Eyewear Specialist Store 132, Gresham Town Fair, Gresham, Oregon, United States of America Req #15824 Tuesday, January 5, 2021 Summary: Sell eyewear products and services utilizing the...
12 days ago
Portland, OR
growing multi-location upscale optometry clinic and boutique in search of a team-focused Optician....
20 days ago
Physicians Eyecare Group - Portland, OR
Do you share our vision of modernizing eye care for all people and making eye care easy? Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent required?...
25 days ago

Demographic Data for Portland, OR

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Portland, OR

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

$52,930

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians in Portland, OR 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 Portland, OR
  • 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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