Optician Jobs in Arlington, VA

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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Clarkson Eyecare - Falls Church, VA (3 miles from Arlington, VA)
An Optician is trained to dispense and fit glasses and contacts, working from the prescriptions written by optometrists....
2 days ago
The Eye Doctors - West Springfield, VA (10 miles from Arlington, VA)
Seeking friendly and reliable Optical Sales to join our busy private practice. Great inventory of quality eyewear in comfortable setting....
2 days ago
Vision Center by Walmart - Alexandria, VA (5 miles from Arlington, VA)
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lens to patients, as permitted by state law....
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1 hour ago Vision Center by Walmart
VisionWorks - Washington, DC (3 miles from Arlington, VA)
Retail Eyewear Specialist Store 521, Washington, District Of Columbia, United States of America Req #16907 Friday, February 26, 2021 Summary: Sell eyewear products and services utilizing the SERVE...
7 hours ago
America's Best - Sterling, VA (19 miles from Arlington, VA)
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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1 hour ago America's Best
Target - Falls Church, VA (3 miles from Arlington, VA)
Job Information Luxottica Target Optical - Sales Associate in Falls Church, Virginia Requisition ID: 324804 Store # : 004958 Target Optical Position: Part-Time Total Rewards: Benefits/Incentive Information...
4 days ago
Eyecare Partners - Washington, DC (3 miles from Arlington, VA)
The Optical Stylist will assist patient / clients with frame selection of new eyewear with prescription analysis for incoming patients....
5 days ago
Luxottica Group - Falls Church, VA (3 miles from Arlington, VA)
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 - Falls Church, VA (3 miles from Arlington, VA)
Requisition ID: 324804 Store # : 004958 Target Optical Position: Part-Time Total Rewards: Benefits/Incentive Information At Target Optical, we help people see and look great and have a blast doing...
7 days ago
Luxottica Group - Falls Church, VA (3 miles from Arlington, VA)
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....
7 days ago
America's Best - Sterling, VA (19 miles from Arlington, VA)
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....
Direct Apply

7 days ago America's Best
America's Best - Falls Church, VA (3 miles from Arlington, VA)
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....
Direct Apply

7 days ago America's Best
America's Best - Oxon Hill, MD (7 miles from Arlington, VA)
The Suitable Talent Optical sales experience. Supervising experience is preferred. Maintain Optical license in states that require licensure....
8 days ago
Jobs2Web (Posting) - Woodbridge, VA (20 miles from Arlington, VA)
service skills: communicator, listener & team builder Knowledge of current store merchandise Strong basic math skills Awareness of current fashion trends Selling skills - ability to use & carry an iPAD...
12 days ago
MyEyeDr - Olney, MD (18 miles from Arlington, VA)
priorities in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment Ability to multi-task and ensure patient commitments/deadlines are met Proficiency in utilization of automated equipment and systems standard to the optometry...
13 days ago

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Arlington, VA

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

$53,399

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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians in Arlington, VA offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (30.5%)
  • 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 Arlington, VA
  • 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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