Optician Jobs in Virginia Beach, 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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Vision Center by Walmart - Chesapeake, VA (13 miles from Virginia Beach, 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 Virginia Beach, 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
Virginia Eye Consultants - Virginia Beach, VA
lenses to ensure optimum patient satisfaction and variety Timely process laboratory and other orders Communicate with physicians regarding questions or concerns about prescriptions and other eye-related...
29 days ago
Beach Eye Care - Virginia Beach, VA
Beach Eye Care is a fast, fun, and growing company....
45+ days ago
Luxottica Group - Chesapeake, VA (13 miles from Virginia Beach, 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...
45+ days ago
Beach Eye Care - Virginia Beach, VA
Meet all requirements listed on the Optical Sales Consultant and Licensed Optician job description....
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Virginia Beach, 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 Virginia Beach, VA

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

$50,086

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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians in Virginia Beach, 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 Virginia Beach, 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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