Optician Jobs in Fairfax, 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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National Vision - Woodbridge, VA (20 miles from Fairfax, VA)
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....
2 days ago
My Eye Dr - Arlington, VA (19 miles from Fairfax, VA)
Ability to multi-task, set priorities and ensure that patient commitments/deadlines are met Proficiency in utilization of automated equipment and systems standard to the optometry industry Working Conditions...
2 days ago
Target - Leesburg, VA (14 miles from Fairfax, VA)
Target Optical - Licensed Optician Date: Jan 7, 2021 Brand: Target Optical Location: Leesburg, VA, US, 20176 Requisition ID: 294741 Store # : 002116 Target Optical Position: Full-Time At Target Optical...
1 day ago
Warby Parker - Washington, DC (22 miles from Fairfax, VA)
Warby Parker is searching for skilled and enthusiastic Opticians to join our growing team of in-house optical all-stars and play an integral part in what were all abouthelping people see!...
8 hours ago
Jobs2Web (Posting) - Bethesda, MD (19 miles from Fairfax, 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...
3 days ago
Jobs2Web (Posting) - Fairfax, VA
Requisition ID: 296986 Store # : 004956 Target Optical Position: Seasonal/Temporary At Target Optical, we help people see and look great - and have a blast doing it! We make caring for people's...
3 days ago
VisionWorks - Arlington, VA (19 miles from Fairfax, VA)
Retail Eyewear Specialist Store 509, 1100 S Hayes St, Arlington, Virginia, United States of America Req #15813 Friday, January 22, 2021 Summary: Sell eyewear products and services utilizing the...
3 days ago
VisionWorks - Alexandria, VA (21 miles from Fairfax, VA)
Retail Eyewear Specialist Store 526, Mount Vernon Plaza, Alexandria, Virginia, United States of America Req #16236 Wednesday, January 20, 2021 Summary: Sell eyewear products and services utilizing...
5 days ago
America's Best - Sterling, VA (8 miles from Fairfax, VA)
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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5 days ago America's Best
Washington, DC (22 miles from Fairfax, VA)
WE ARE a trend setting eye care provider in the downtown DC area. Edging experience helpful. We work hard and have fun....
6 days ago
America's Best - Manassas, VA (8 miles from Fairfax, VA)
The Suitable Talent Optical sales experience. Supervising experience is preferred. Maintain Optical license in states that require licensure....
10 days ago
SEE Eyewear - Washington, DC (22 miles from Fairfax, VA)
We believe recruiting top talent and cultivating a unique, sophisticated and diverse group of experts from our associates and opticians to our Field Leaders....
12 days ago
America's Best - Sterling, VA (8 miles from Fairfax, 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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13 days ago America's Best
America's Best - Falls Church, VA (16 miles from Fairfax, 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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13 days ago America's Best
Vision Center by Walmart - Alexandria, VA (21 miles from Fairfax, VA)
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lens to patients, as permitted by state law....
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13 days ago Vision Center by Walmart

Demographic Data for Fairfax, VA

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Fairfax, VA

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

$53,399

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians in Fairfax, VA 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 Fairfax, 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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