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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Walmart - Richton Park, IL
... What you'll do... Drives sales in the Vision Center by ensuring effective merchandise presentation, including accurate and competitive pricing, proper signing and in-stock and inventory...
2 days ago
America's Best - New Lenox, IL
The Suitable Talent Optical sales experience. Supervising experience is preferred. Maintain Optical license in states that require licensure....
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20 hours ago America's Best
Santen, Inc. - Chicago, IL
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Santen is a specialized pharmaceutical company with a 130-year heritage focused exclusively on ophthalmology. With sales in over 60 countries, Santen’s 4,000 global...
5 hours ago
America's Best - Bloomingdale, IL
Company Description At National Vision, we believe everyone deserves to see their best to live their best. We help people by making quality eye care and eyewear more affordable and accessible....
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2 days ago America's Best
America's Best - Gurnee, IL
The Suitable Talent Optical sales experience. Supervising experience is preferred. Maintain Optical license in states that require licensure....
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20 hours ago America's Best
VisionWorks - Evergreen Park, IL
Optical Supervisor Illinois, USA Store 833, 9644 S. Western Ave., Evergreen Park, Illinois, United States of America Req #19052 Monday, July 19, 2021 About Us: Want to bring the care back to the...
4 days ago
America's Best - Elgin, IL
Company Description At National Vision, we believe everyone deserves to see their best to live their best. We help people by making quality eye care and eyewear more affordable and accessible....
Direct Apply

6 days ago America's Best
Luxottica Group - Springfield, IL
Requisition ID: 429178 Store # : 000196 LensCrafters Position: Full-Time Total Rewards: Benefits/Incentive Information At LensCrafters, we love eyes and we care about the people behind them....
6 days ago
Alcon - Chicago, IL
The Account Manager promotes one or a combination of vision care products to independent retail establishments and to chain headquarters and regional buying offices of chain retail stores. The...
7 days ago
America's Best - Elgin, IL
The Suitable Talent Optical sales experience. Supervising experience is preferred. Maintain Optical license in states that require licensure....
8 days ago
America's Best - Peoria, IL
The Suitable Talent Optical sales experience. Supervising experience is preferred. Maintain Optical license in states that require licensure....
8 days ago
America's Best - Forest Park, IL
The Suitable Talent Optical sales experience. Supervising experience is preferred. Maintain Optical license in states that require licensure....
8 days ago
Luxottica Group - Bloomington, IL
Requisition ID: 428937 Store # : 000440 LensCrafters Position: Full-Time Total Rewards: Benefits/Incentive Information At LensCrafters, we love eyes and we care about the people behind them....
8 days ago
Lenscrafters Incorporated - Champaign, IL
Job Information Luxottica LensCrafters - Assistant Manager in Champaign, Illinois Requisition ID: 428162 Store # : 000112 LensCrafters Position: Full-Time Total Rewards: Benefits/Incentive...
9 days ago
America's Best - Chicago, IL
The Suitable Talent Optical sales experience. Supervising experience is preferred. Maintain Optical license in states that require licensure....
9 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 (26.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (25.9%)
  • Associate's Degree (18.2%)
  • Vocational or Certification (15.8%)
  • Some College (5.3%)
  • Master's Degree (5.1%)
  • Doctorate Degree (2.2%)
  • Some High School (0.6%)

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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