Optical Management Jobs in Illinois

The optical manager presides over an eye care center or retail establishment. More often than not, these professionals begin their careers as opticians and earn promotions to management, where their job description includes overseeing the office/store’s day-to-day business operations and supervising staff members.

The median salary for optical management personnel is $43,452 according to Payscale. The Bureau of Labor Statistics anticipates job growth for dispensing opticians to be at least 15% through 2026, which will generate a similar increase in management opportunities.

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Shopko Optical - Aurora, IL
POSITION SUMMARY: Assist the General Manager in the day to day operations of the store. Perform store functions including dispensing of eyewear, patient care, setting performance goals, and...
1 day ago
National Vision - Elgin, IL
We help people by making quality eye care and eyewear more affordable and accessible. National Vision, Inc. (NVI) is one of the largest optical retailers in the United States....
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2 days ago National Vision
Luxottica Group - West Dundee, IL
Requisition ID: 290282 Store # : 000408 LensCrafters Position: Full-Time At LensCrafters, we love eyes and we care about the people behind them. LensCrafters is the largest optical retailer in...
2 days ago
National Vision - Gurnee, IL
We help people by making quality eye care and eyewear more affordable and accessible. National Vision, Inc. (NVI) is one of the largest optical retailers in the United States....
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2 days ago National Vision
Shopko Optical - Aurora, IL
Are you looking for an opportunity to provide great customer service and patient care and grow your career? Shopko Optical is seeking an Optical Manager to lead our new team in Aurora, In!...
1 day ago
National Vision Incorporated - McHenry, IL
The Suitable Talent* Optical sales experience. Supervising experience is preferred. Maintain Optical license in states that require licensure....
5 days ago
National Vision Incorporated - Rockford, IL
The Suitable Talent* Optical sales experience. Supervising experience is preferred. Maintain Optical license in states that require licensure....
6 days ago
National Vision, Inc. - Chicago, IL
- The Suitable Talent Optical sales experience. Supervising experience is preferred. Maintain Optical license in states that require licensure....
8 days ago
National Vision - McHenry, IL
The Suitable Talent Optical sales experience. Supervising experience is preferred. Maintain Optical license in states that require licensure....
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9 days ago National Vision
VisionWorks - Aurora, IL
Conduct pre-testing of all patients including to obtain patient PD. Wipe down all instruments in front of the Patient before pre-testing 15. Wipe down frame trays in front of patient 16....
9 days ago
National Vision - Rockford, IL
The Suitable Talent Optical sales experience. Supervising experience is preferred. Maintain Optical license in states that require licensure....
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14 days ago National Vision
Luxottica Group - Schaumburg, IL
Requisition ID: 280922 Store # : 000139 LensCrafters Position: Full-Time At LensCrafters, we love eyes and we care about the people behind them. LensCrafters is the largest optical retailer in...
21 days ago
Horizon Therapeutics - Lake Forest, IL
Job Information Horizon Therapeutics Sr Manager, Forecasting, Ophthalmology in Lake Forest, Illinois Working at Horizon is more than a job its personal. For us, success is measured by the numbers...
27 days ago
IQVIA Holdings Inc - Chicago, IL
This is an important and high-profile role within IQVIA to become a part of our passionate ophthalmology team. In the Clinical Project Manager / Sr Clinical Project Manager role you will drive the...
30+ days ago
United States Vision - Bloomingdale, IL
In addition, he or she delivers excellence as an optical sales leader....
30+ days ago

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Salary for Optical Management Jobs in Illinois

This is the average annual salary for Optical Management jobs in Illinois as reported by the BLS.

$48,568

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Optical Managements in Illinois offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (28.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (24.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.5%)
  • Vocational or Certification (16.4%)
  • Some College (5.4%)
  • Master's Degree (4.9%)
  • Doctorate Degree (2.3%)
  • Some High School (0.7%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Optical Managements in Illinois
  • 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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