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Updated 2 months ago

should i become an optician? - 59 Replies

Sounds like that's an apprenticeship type program. Well, there is on the job training but those not licensed are sales person or unlicensed but what...


Updated 4 months ago

optical questions - 45 Replies

In addition the visit was expensive.....plus the glasses are very expensive considering i using progressive.....

Jano in Holmdel, New Jersey

Updated 12 months ago

Show me the money... - 23 Replies

What are typical optician salaries? Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in this field? What...

kelly in Cumbola, Pennsylvania

optician vs ophthalmic assistant

I am trying to decide between these 2 career paths. There are not formal schools anywhere near me for either one, so I would be doing most of my...

gina@*****.*** in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Updated 17 months ago

Optician career in NJ - 9 Replies

Very confused here. I am 44 years old and in the middle of a career change from graphic design to becoming a licensed optician. I will be starting my...

eyeballoons in San Francisco, California

Updated 25 months ago

Bay Area openings are tough - 9 Replies

I find it tough to work in my field as a "middle ager" due to the fierce young girls both as managers and the cultural differences in our area. ...

Lori Shockley in Dover, Pennsylvania

Updated 38 months ago

Optical Promotions - 5 Replies

Does anyone have any ideas on Optical promotions for lenses/frames?

Optician student in Cleveland, Ohio

Updated 48 months ago

a career in the optical field - 18 Replies

can you make a living working as optician not having to work a partime job to make ends meet in LA County?

kenievesophthtech@*****.*** in New York, New York

Updated 63 months ago

Boom or bust? - 2 Replies

Are jobs in this industry on the rise? Are there any sub-sectors that are growing? Where are the jobs? Which places have the most optician...

TMF in Gwynn Oak, Maryland

Updated 67 months ago

Eye Care Centers of America/Vision World - 3 Replies

What is it like to be the General Manager of one of these retail organizations? What is the pay like for a GM? What are the hours like? I already...

krp in Port Charlotte, Florida

Updated 73 months ago

school in san diego - 1 Reply

Anyone knows any school around san diego to get an optician license? I go to optometry school in mexico, does anyone knows if that could help me to...

debbie r in Fort Worth, Texas


will be looking for a job in late july or first of aug i have 26 years experience in the optical industry if someone is hiring in the hurst ,ftwort,...

Gerry Himes in Englewood, Colorado

Vertical prism

An optician has prescribed a vertical prism. But I do not have double vertical vision. I uly have a horizontal prism which correct double horizontal...

Arie Greenberg in Bellevue, Washington


Looking for a optical recruiter eyecare30@yahoo.com

Indeed Help in Stamford, Connecticut

Updated 94 months ago

Re: Optician - 1 Reply

Just moved to the Seattle area and looking for an optician position in the Seattle area. I have 25 years of experience in sales, dispensing, lab...


Updated 95 months ago

Career Change into to Optical - 1 Reply

I am looking to change careers and I would like to become an optician. Where is the best place to start. Should I be looking at something like...

sak pase in Auburndale, Florida

Luxottica Advantage Program - Sprint Discount 15%

If you work in the Eyeglass industry and you sell Luxottica products, you qualify for a Sprint Discount. If you sell the following brands, you will...

pearlevision in Freehold, New Jersey

optician position freehold

looking for an experienced optician who can run a modern optical with minimal supervision, would oversee a staff of 5. excellent compensation please...

Vlad in Passaic, New Jersey

Updated 99 months ago

To be the best... - 4 Replies

What are the top 3 traits or skills every optician must have to excel? Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your optician expertise?

Debi in Aurora, Colorado

Updated 100 months ago

The best part is... - 1 Reply

What do you enjoy most about optician work? What do you dislike the most? Is it challenging? Are there many opportunities to learn and...

trajanco in Skopje, Macedonia


Hello Everybody, Can someone tell me where I can how to make store for eyeglass. Some web site to get idea. Thanks

Alex Barsuk in Fort Lee, New Jersey

2 Sales / Eyeglasses stylist needed in Fort Lee, NJ

We have 2 positions for an experienced, Licensed Optician or Eyeglass stylist for established location in Fort Lee, NJ. A must: customer service...

her325 in Newport Beach, California

Updated 107 months ago

start own dispensay - 2 Replies

I received an ABO & NCLE certifications last year. I would like to open my own dispensary. Can you advice how to start? Professional service for...

Eye Deal Resource in Boca Raton, Florida

Updated 108 months ago

Interview Preparation - 1 Reply

Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming optician interview? Are there common interview questions that come up again and again?

Travis in Saint Petersburg, Florida

Updated 110 months ago

Schooling - 1 Reply

What type of schooling is needed to become an optician? Any suggestions as to the best schools?


Starting out...

How did you get your start doing optician work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position? Do you need a particular...


Getting ahead...

What is the best training for becoming a hirable optician? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an effective...

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