Optician Jobs in Harrisburg, PA

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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Pearle Vision - Camphill - Camp Hill, PA (2 miles from Harrisburg, PA)
GENERAL FUNCTION: The basic function of the Optician is to attract and retain patients by delivering an exceptional patient experience, foster patient retention, and promote outstanding doctor satisfaction...
8 days ago
Pearle Vision - Harrisburg - Harrisburg, PA
GENERAL FUNCTION: The basic function of the Optician is to attract and retain patients by delivering an exceptional patient experience, foster patient retention, and promote outstanding doctor satisfaction...
8 days ago
Eye Group - Harrisburg, PA
Ophthalmology Practice Seeking Full-time Optician Company: The Eye Group Location: Lancaster Posted on: January 15, 2021 Job Description: Harrisburg, PA Area: Optician needed to join an established...
11 days ago
Vision Center by Walmart - Lebanon, PA (24 miles from Harrisburg, PA)
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lens to patients, as permitted by state law....
22 days ago
Vision Center by Walmart - Mechanicsburg, PA (7 miles from Harrisburg, PA)
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lens to patients, as permitted by state law....
22 days ago
Primary Eyecare/Optibarn - Elizabethtown, PA (16 miles from Harrisburg, PA)
Optician Duties & Responsibilities Helping with frame selection, education on lens choices and coatings, frame adjustments, and sales....
45+ days ago
VisionWorks - Hummelstown, PA (10 miles from Harrisburg, PA)
Retail Eyewear Specialist Store 860, Hershey Square, Hummelstown, Pennsylvania, United States of America Req #14185 Friday, December 4, 2020 Summary: Sell eyewear products and services utilizing...
45+ days ago
Luxottica Group - Harrisburg, PA (5 miles from Harrisburg, PA)
Requisition ID: 291862 Store # : 004673 Target Optical Position: Casual Part-Time At Target Optical, we help people see and look great and have a blast doing it! We make caring for peoples vision...
45+ days ago
VisionWorks - Camp Hill, PA (2 miles from Harrisburg, PA)
Optician Store 1078, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, United States of America Req #15037 Monday, November 30, 2020 Summary: Assists customers with frame selection, fits and dispenses frames....
45+ days ago
VisionWorks - Mechanicsburg, PA (7 miles from Harrisburg, PA)
Retail Eyewear Specialist Store 659, Silver Spring Square, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, United States of America Req #14998 Friday, December 4, 2020 Summary: Sell eyewear products and services...
60+ days ago
VisionWorks - Harrisburg, PA
Retail Eyewear Specialist Store 683, Colonial Commons, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States of America Req #13856 Friday, December 4, 2020 Summary: Sell eyewear products and services utilizing...
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Harrisburg, PA

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Harrisburg, PA

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

$37,790

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians in Harrisburg, PA 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 (5.1%)
  • 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 Harrisburg, PA
  • 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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