Optician Jobs in Tennessee

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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Hermitage, TN
Anderson Eyecare is seeking a full-time (or part-time) Optician / Optical Sales / Frame Stylist for our Nashville (Hermitage), Tennessee location....
1 day ago
Luxottica Group - Jackson, TN
GENERAL FUNCTION The Apprentice Optician creates exceptional value in the lives of customers by delivering the LensCrafters Experience....
4 days ago
America's Best - Memphis, 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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America's Best - Collierville, 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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LensCrafters - Jackson, TN
GENERAL FUNCTION The Licensed Optician delivers the brand value proposition & helps establish LensCrafters as the premier destination for all vision needs within the community....
5 days ago
LensCrafters - Nashville, TN
GENERAL FUNCTION The Licensed Optician delivers the brand value proposition & helps establish LensCrafters as the premier destination for all vision needs within the community....
5 days ago
LensCrafters - Knoxville, TN
GENERAL FUNCTION The Licensed Optician delivers the brand value proposition & helps establish LensCrafters as the premier destination for all vision needs within the community....
5 days ago
Dr. D. E. Harmon Eye Clinic - Morristown, TN 37816, TN
eye care needs....
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Luxottica Group - Maryville, TN
The Licensed Optician lives out the Target Optical Way by embracing the Mindsets: People Focused, Collaborative, Accountable to Results, Think Differently and Simple, Fun and In Style....
6 days ago
Luxottica Group - Maryville, TN
The Licensed Optician lives out the Target Optical Way by embracing the Mindsets: People Focused, Collaborative, Accountable to Results, Think Differently and Simple, Fun and In Style....
6 days ago
Eyemart Express - Jackson, TN
Now Hiring - Licensed Optician - Full-Time - Jackson, TN #266 Location: Jackson, TN START YOUR APPLICATION Licensed Optician This is for a full-time position....
8 days ago
VisionWorks - Brentwood, TN
Retail Eyewear Specialist Store 561, 8113 Moores Lane, Brentwood, Tennessee, United States of America Req #15943 Friday, January 8, 2021 Summary: Sell eyewear products and services utilizing the...
9 days ago
Eyemart Express LLC - Jackson, TN
Licensed Optician This is for a full-time position. Are you looking for a career that will bring you home?...
10 days ago
Eyemart Express LLC - Jackson, TN
Licensed Optician This is for a part-time position. Are you looking for a career that will bring you home?...
10 days ago
Stanton Optical - Knoxville, TN
Do you share our vision of modernizing eye care for all people and making eye care easy? Do you have a valid ABO and NCLE license in the applicable states?...
11 days ago

Demographic Data for Tennessee

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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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Salary for Optician Jobs in Tennessee

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

$41,115

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians in Tennessee 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 Tennessee
  • 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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