Smiling female African American National Vision employee helping a customer pick out new frames.

Retail Careers at National Vision

A rewarding career where you can really make a difference, backed by competitive pay and benefits.

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Opticians and Associates That Make Our Mission Possible

Our strong force of talented opticians and associates help customers see their best to live their best. By selling, fitting and dispensing eyewear to customers with superb customer service, our opticians ensure our standard of excellence is never compromised – and they’re rewarded for that with an impressive benefits package.

Optician Careers at National Vision

Other Retail Career Paths

Our retail settings offer numerous avenues for career exploration and growth. Each position is vital for the success of our optical stores, working seamlessly together to guarantee the best service possible to our customers.


As the face of our stores, Receptionists are responsible for greeting customers promptly, keeping organized patient records and helping patient schedules flow smoothly. They’re the glue to our operations, helping everyone to stay on track.

Optometric Technicians

The optometric technician is key for keeping patient flow efficient, assisting the optometrist by conducting pre-screenings and testing prior to the Doctor’s examination. The valuable vision tests they conduct help the optometrist provide the best care possible.

Contact Lens Specialists

Contact lenses are growing more and more popular, and our Contact Lens Specialists work with customers and doctors to ensure the lenses are the right fit for their eyes and lifestyle. They also teach customers how to properly use and care for their contact lenses.

Managers & Assistant Managers

By overseeing the daily operations of our stores, including personnel management and inventory control, our General and Assistant Managers keep customers coming back by providing a positive experience from start to finish – and keeping associates happy, too.

Current Retail Career Opportunities

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