Optician Jobs in Algonquin, IL

Opticians are eye care specialists trained to design, verify, and fit eyeglass lenses and frames, contact lenses, and other devices to correct eyesight. The job description of a dispensing optician can span clinical duties as well as administrative, sales, and customer service responsibilities.

The median salary for an optician is $35,530, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects much faster than average job growth at 15%+ through 2026.

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Wal-Mart - Gurnee, IL (24 miles from Algonquin, IL)
Sells Optical products and services by assisting Members with purchasing decisions, measuring, adjusting, and repairing frames and lenses, completing eyewear/contact lens orders, identifying and verifying...
3 days ago
THE OPTOMETRISTS PC - Northbrook, IL 60062, IL (24 miles from Algonquin, IL)
Job responsibilities include: frame selection, repair and adjustments, contact lens training. NCT, fundus photography, visual fields, lensometry and be comfortable using a computer....
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3 days ago
Dekalb Eye Consultants - Sycamore, IL (22 miles from Algonquin, IL)
Read and interpret eyeglass and contact lens prescriptions as written by the eye care providers, and follow all instructions accordingly....
7 days ago
Shopko Optical - Crystal Lake, IL (8 miles from Algonquin, IL)
Shopko Optical is seeking Opticians to join our new team in Crystal Lake, Illinois! $500 Sign-On Bonus!...
13 days ago
Luxottica Group - Warrenville, IL (23 miles from Algonquin, IL)
Requisition ID: 303601 Store # : 004352 Target Optical Position: Part-Time At Target Optical, we help people see and look great and have a blast doing it! We make caring for peoples vision fun. We...
14 days ago
Pearle Vision - Buffalo Grove, IL (18 miles from Algonquin, IL)
Job Information Pearle Vision Optician in Buffalo Grove, Illinois GENERAL FUNCTION: Pearle Vision in Buffalo Grove and Gurnee, IL is hiring an Optician to join our team of professionals....
19 days ago
Luxottica Group - Mundelein, IL (15 miles from Algonquin, IL)
Requisition ID: 301841 Store # : 002120 Target Optical Position: Full-Time At Target Optical, we help people see and look great and have a blast doing it! We make caring for peoples vision fun. We...
19 days ago
United States Vision - Bloomingdale, IL (18 miles from Algonquin, IL)
Job Information U.S. Vision Optical Associate in Bloomingdale, Illinois Overview U.S. Vision is one of the largest eyewear companies in the United States. We have been engaged in the retail...
29 days ago
Pearle Vision - Gurnee, IL (24 miles from Algonquin, IL)
Job Information Pearle Vision Optician in Gurnee, Illinois GENERAL FUNCTION: Pearle Vision in Gurnee, and Buffalo Grove IL is hiring an Optician to join our team of professionals....
30+ days ago
National Vision - Elgin, IL (10 miles from Algonquin, IL)
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lenses to customers, if permitted by state law....
30+ days ago
Kaye Eyecare of Huntley - Huntley, IL (7 miles from Algonquin, IL)
A trained Optician is desired, however, we are willing to train an individual with eyecare experience....
45+ days ago
Luxottica Group - Algonquin, IL
Requisition ID: 288125 Store # : 002089 Target Optical Position: Part-Time At Target Optical, we help people see and look great and have a blast doing it! We make caring for peoples vision fun. We...
45+ days ago
Luxottica Group - Rosemont, IL (23 miles from Algonquin, IL)
Requisition ID: 302423 Store # : 001996 Target Optical Position: Part-Time At Target Optical, we help people see and look great and have a blast doing it! We make caring for peoples vision fun. We...
60+ days ago

Demographic Data for Algonquin, IL

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Algonquin, IL

This is the average annual salary for Optician jobs in Algonquin, IL as reported by the BLS.

$42,074

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Opticians in Algonquin, IL offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (30.7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.5%)
  • Vocational or Certification (15.8%)
  • Some College (5.2%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.0%)
  • Master's Degree (3.0%)
  • Some High School (0.8%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Opticians in Algonquin, IL
  • 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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