Optician Jobs in Salt Lake City, UT

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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America's Best - West Jordan, UT (2 miles from Salt Lake City, UT)
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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Eye Care Solutions - Sandy, UT (8 miles from Salt Lake City, UT)
Job Information EYE CARE SOLUTIONS, PLLC Optician in SANDY, Utah Assisting patients with their eye care needs. Ordering glasses, and contact lenses....
14 days ago
Shopko Optical - Centerville, UT (21 miles from Salt Lake City, UT)
Shopko Optical is seeking Opticians to join our New team in Centerville, Utah! On the job training provided. Part-Time and Full-Time opportunities available....
60+ days ago
Shopko Optical - West Valley City, UT (1 mile from Salt Lake City, UT)
Shopko Optical is seeking Opticians to join our teams in the Salt Lake City Area! On the job training provided. Part-time and Full-time opportunities available....
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Salt Lake City, UT

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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 Salt Lake City, UT

This is the average annual salary for Optician jobs in Salt Lake City, UT as reported by the BLS.

$31,937

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians in Salt Lake City, UT 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 (3.1%)
  • Some High School (0.8%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Opticians in Salt Lake City, UT
  • 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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