Optician Jobs in Portland, TN

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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National Vision Incorporated - Lebanon, TN (23 miles from Portland, TN)
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....
7 days ago
America's Best - Lebanon, TN (23 miles from Portland, TN)
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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12 days ago America's Best
America's Best - Lebanon, TN (23 miles from Portland, TN)
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....
12 days ago
America's Best - Hendersonville, TN (15 miles from Portland, TN)
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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12 days ago America's Best
America's Best - Hendersonville, TN (15 miles from Portland, TN)
We help people by making quality eye care and eyewear more affordable and accessible. America's Best Contacts and Eyeglasses is one of the largest optical retailers in the United States....
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12 days ago America's Best
Hendersonville, TN (15 miles from Portland, TN)
Sells miscellaneous products such as cleaners, contact lens supply, sunglasses, safety glasses, etc...
13 days ago
VisionWorks - Hendersonville, TN (15 miles from Portland, TN)
Retail Dispensing Optician Store 580, The Crossing at Indian Lake Village, Hendersonville, Tennessee, United States of America Req #16895 Friday, February 26, 2021 Summary: State Licensed Optician assigned...
45+ days ago

Demographic Data for Portland, TN

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Optician Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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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...

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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 Portland, TN

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

$41,366

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Opticians in Portland, TN offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (30.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.1%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.7%)
  • Vocational or Certification (15.7%)
  • 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 Portland, TN
  • 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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