Optician Jobs in Gainesville, 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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MyEyeDr - Leesburg, VA (16 miles from Gainesville, 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...
1 day ago
MyEyeDr - Springfield, VA (19 miles from Gainesville, 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...
1 day ago
MyEyeDr - Centreville, VA (9 miles from Gainesville, 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...
1 day ago
MyEyeDr - Reston, VA (18 miles from Gainesville, 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...
1 day ago
America's Best - Sterling, VA (17 miles from Gainesville, 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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5 days ago America's Best
VisionWorks - Herndon, VA (17 miles from Gainesville, VA)
Retail Eyewear Specialist Store 516, Woodland Park Crossing, Herndon, Virginia, United States of America Req #17390 Tuesday, March 30, 2021 Summary: Sell eyewear products and services utilizing...
11 days ago
America's Best - Sterling, VA (17 miles from Gainesville, 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

13 days ago America's Best
America's Best - Sterling, VA (17 miles from Gainesville, 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....
19 days ago
Luxottica Group - Fairfax, VA (11 miles from Gainesville, 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....
20 days ago
Luxottica Group - Fairfax, VA (14 miles from Gainesville, 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....
21 days ago
BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc. - Gainesville, VA
In addition, opticians are responsible for dispensing eyewear and contact lenses, and providing follow up care such as performing adjustments, repairs, etc....
25 days ago
Target Optical - Leesburg, VA (16 miles from Gainesville, 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....
26 days ago
BJ's - Gainesville, VA
In addition, opticians are responsible for dispensing eyewear and contact lenses, and providing follow up care such as performing adjustments, repairs, etc....
29 days ago
VisionWorks - Springfield, VA (19 miles from Gainesville, VA)
Retail Eyewear Specialist Store 518, Springfield Town Center, Springfield, Virginia, United States of America Req #16995 Friday, March 5, 2021 Summary: Sell eyewear products and services utilizing...
30+ days ago
The Eye Doctors - West Springfield, VA (21 miles from Gainesville, VA)
Seeking friendly and reliable Optical Sales to join our busy private practice. Great inventory of quality eyewear in comfortable setting....
45+ days ago

Demographic Data for Gainesville, VA

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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 Gainesville, VA

This is the average annual salary for Optician jobs in Gainesville, 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 Gainesville, VA 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 Gainesville, 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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