Optician Jobs in Newport News, 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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America's Best - Williamsburg, VA (19 miles from Newport News, 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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2 days ago America's Best
America's Best - Newport News, 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 day ago America's Best
National Vision - Newport News, 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....
5 days ago
America's Best - Williamsburg, VA (19 miles from Newport News, 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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8 days ago America's Best
Vision Center by Walmart - Newport News, VA
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lens to patients, as permitted by state law....
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9 days ago Vision Center by Walmart
Luxottica Group - Norfolk, VA (17 miles from Newport News, VA)
customer 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...
15 days ago
Target - Hampton, VA (3 miles from Newport News, VA)
Job Information Luxottica Target Optical - Sales Associate in Hampton, Virginia Requisition ID: 297566 Store # : 006755 Target Optical Position: Seasonal/Temporary At Target Optical, we help people...
30+ days ago
Luxottica Group - Hampton, VA (4 miles from Newport News, VA)
Requisition ID: 297566 Store # : 006755 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 peoples...
30+ days ago
Target - Williamsburg, VA (19 miles from Newport News, VA)
Job Information Luxottica Target Optical - Licensed Optician in Williamsburg, Virginia Requisition ID: 287842 Store # : 006739 Target Optical Position: Full-Time At Target Optical, we help people see...
45+ days ago

Demographic Data for Newport News, VA

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Newport News, VA

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

$50,086

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians in Newport News, 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 Newport News, 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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