Optician Jobs in West Mifflin, 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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Luxottica Group - Homestead, PA (2 miles from West Mifflin, PA)
Requisition ID: 304342 Store # : 004005 Target Optical Position: Part-Time At Target Optical, we help people see and look great and have a blast doing it! We make caring for peoples vision fun. We...
10 days ago
PPG Industries, Inc. - Monroeville, PA (7 miles from West Mifflin, PA)
As a Research Associate in PPG's Optical Monomers and Coatings (OMC) business you will support OMC Research and Development (R&D) activities through hands-on laboratory experimentation for the...
15 days ago
Walmart - Washington, PA (23 miles from West Mifflin, PA)
Sells Optical products and services by assisting Members with purchasing decisions, measuring, adjusting, and repairing frames and lenses, completing eyewear/contact lens orders, identifying and verifying...
17 days ago
VisionWorks - Pittsburgh, PA
Retail Eyewear Specialist Store 1333, 968 Freeport Road, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America Req #15691 Tuesday, December 22, 2020 Summary: Sell eyewear products and services...
24 days ago

Demographic Data for West Mifflin, PA

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Optician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Optometry Skills for Success
For optometry students, pre-registration and novice optometrists (and those returning to work), junior eye doctors, dispensing opticians and orthoptists preparing for refraction exams, contact...

Diploma in Optometry
Optometry is a health care profession that involves examining the eyes and applicable visual systems for defects or abnormalities as well as the correction of refractive error with glasses or...

Salary for Optician Jobs in West Mifflin, PA

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

$39,589

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Opticians in West Mifflin, PA 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 West Mifflin, 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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