Optician Salary in New Jersey

How much does an Optician make in New Jersey? The average Optician salary in New Jersey is $51,352 as of October 30, 2019, but the range typically falls between $47,450 and $61,924. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

Salary range for an Optician
$47,450 to $61,924
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Job Description

Optician measures and fits contact lenses and eyeglass frames based on prescriptions written by ophthalmologists or optometrists. Takes precision measurements of eyes using pupilometer and other devices to ensure proper fit of eyeglasses or contact lenses. Being an Optician assists and advises customers in selecting frames based on their prescription, lifestyle needs, and style preferences. Inspects lenses for quality, fits and adjusts eyewear, and repairs eyewear as needed. Additionally, Optician instructs customer on correct eyeglass and contact lens care and maintenance. Processes work orders and sales. May oversee trainees or student opticians. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Requires a high school diploma. Requires applicable license. Typically reports to a Manager or Head of a Unit/Department. Optician's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Bayonne, NJ Avg. Salary $53,043 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Bergenfield, NJ Avg. Salary $53,507 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Bloomfield, NJ Avg. Salary $53,554 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location East Brunswick, NJ Avg. Salary $53,814 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Hoboken, NJ Avg. Salary $56,201 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Irvington, NJ Avg. Salary $53,043 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Lakewood, NJ Avg. Salary $52,902 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Middlesex, NJ Avg. Salary $52,114 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Passaic, NJ Avg. Salary $53,554 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Union, NJ Avg. Salary $53,043 Date Updated October 30, 2019
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