Optician Jobs in Sterling, 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 - Olney, MD (21 miles from Sterling, 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 - Burke, VA (16 miles from Sterling, 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...
17 hours ago
Vision Center by Walmart - Alexandria, VA (23 miles from Sterling, VA)
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lens to patients, as permitted by state law....
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7 hours ago Vision Center by Walmart
Clarkson Eyecare - Falls Church, VA (17 miles from Sterling, VA)
An Optician is trained to dispense and fit glasses and contacts, working from the prescriptions written by optometrists....
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23 hours ago
Warby Parker - Washington, DC (22 miles from Sterling, 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!...
1 day ago
Target - Leesburg, VA (9 miles from Sterling, 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...
2 days ago
america's best - Falls Church, VA (17 miles from Sterling, 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....
12 hours ago
Krewe - Washington, DC (22 miles from Sterling, VA)
As a KREWEOptician, your job will be to ensure seamless integration of our Optical Program into our existing New Orleans KREWEmarket. By delivering impeccable customer service, understanding of...
4 hours ago
America's Best - Falls Church, VA (18 miles from Sterling, 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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7 hours ago America's Best
America's Best - Sterling, 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 hours ago America's Best
Vision Center by Walmart - Alexandria, VA (23 miles from Sterling, VA)
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lens to patients, as permitted by state law....
Direct Apply

3 hours ago Vision Center by Walmart
My Eye Dr - Arlington, VA (19 miles from Sterling, 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...
3 days ago
Jobs2Web (Posting) - Bethesda, MD (17 miles from Sterling, 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...
4 days ago
Jobs2Web (Posting) - Fairfax, VA (8 miles from Sterling, 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...
4 days ago
Jobs2Web (Posting) - Silver Spring, MD (22 miles from Sterling, VA)
Requisition ID: 299745 Store # : 009662 Target Optical Position: Part-Time At Target Optical, we help people see and look great - and have a blast doing it! We make caring for people's vision fun....
4 days ago

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Sterling, VA

This is the average annual salary for Optician jobs in Sterling, 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 Sterling, 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 Sterling, 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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