Optician Jobs in Pennsylvania

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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PeopleShare Inc - Allentown, PA
Obtain proper insurance information and place orders Provide clients with eye care recommendations and help choose the best option Optician will trouble shoot and provide eyeglass care and maintenance...
6 hours ago
America's Best - Monroeville, PA
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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VisionWorks - Pittsburgh, PA
Retail Eyewear Specialist Store 655, Ross Park Mall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America Req #16265 Friday, January 22, 2021 Summary: Sell eyewear products and services utilizing...
4 days ago
America's Best - Pittsburgh, PA
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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Vision Center by Walmart - Easton, PA
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lens to patients, as permitted by state law....
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5 days ago Vision Center by Walmart
Vision Center by Walmart - Willow Grove, PA
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lens to patients, as permitted by state law....
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5 days ago Vision Center by Walmart
Eyeglass World - Pittsburgh, PA
We help people by making quality eye care and eyewear more affordable and accessible....
7 days ago
Pearle Vision - Camphill - Camp Hill, 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...
7 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...
7 days ago
Pearle Vision - Robinson Town Center - Pittsburgh, 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...
7 days ago
Luxottica Group - Monroeville, PA
GENERAL FUNCTION The Optician delivers the brand value proposition & helps establish LensCrafters as the premier destination for all vision needs within the community....
8 days ago
BJ's - Philadelphia, PA
In addition, opticians are responsible for dispensing eyewear and contact lenses, and providing follow up care such as performing adjustments, repairs, etc....
9 days ago
Geisinger - Danville, PA
Fits patient and customer for new glasses, recording necessary information on prescription card. Guides patient and customer in choosing frames and lens material, discussing all options with...
9 days ago
Jobs2Web (Posting) - State College, PA
Requisition ID: 308041 Store # : 004128 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 people's vision fun....
9 days ago
Pearle Vision - Hanover - Hanover, 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...
11 days ago

Demographic Data for Pennsylvania

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Optician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Pennsylvania

This is the average annual salary for Optician jobs in Pennsylvania as reported by the BLS.

$39,567

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians in Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania
  • 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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