Optician Jobs in Aurora, 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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MyEyeDr - Downers Grove, IL (12 miles from Aurora, IL)
Additionally, the Eyewear Consultant fits, measures and adjusts eyeglasses under the direct supervision of an optician or optometrist to exceed the patients' needs and expectations....
1 day ago
Shoptikal, LLC - Carol Stream, IL (10 miles from Aurora, IL)
Shopko Optical is seeking Opticians to join our New team in Elgin, Illinois! On the job training provided....
1 day ago
MyEyeDr - Bolingbrook, IL (11 miles from Aurora, IL)
Additionally, the Eyewear Consultant fits, measures and adjusts eyeglasses under the direct supervision of an optician or optometrist to exceed the patients' needs and expectations....
1 day ago
MyEyeDr - Elmhurst, IL (17 miles from Aurora, IL)
Additionally, the Eyewear Consultant fits, measures and adjusts eyeglasses under the direct supervision of an optician or optometrist to exceed the patients' needs and expectations....
1 day ago
America's Best - Elgin, IL (15 miles from Aurora, 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....
2 days ago
America's Best - La Grange, IL (21 miles from Aurora, 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....
16 hours ago
Brenart Eye Clinic - Yorkville, IL (15 miles from Aurora, IL)
JOB DESCRIPTION: OPTICIAN SUMMARY The optician will provide the highest standards and professional services to our patients. Present the optical product or service with enthusiasm....
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U.S. Vision - Riverside, IL (22 miles from Aurora, IL)
Overview U.S. Vision is one of the largest eyewear companies in the United States. We have been engaged in the retail optical business since 1967. We are the second largest independent operator of...
3 days ago
America's Best - Bolingbrook, IL (11 miles from Aurora, 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....
5 days ago
Warby Parker - Naperville, IL (6 miles from Aurora, IL)
Warby Parker is searching for skilled and enthusiastic Opticians to join our growing team of in-house optical all-stars and play an integral part in what we're all about-helping people see!...
6 days ago
Pavletic Eye Care - Homer Glen, IL (15 miles from Aurora, IL)
Full Time Optician with experience! We need someone who can jump right in! Contact lens training, Dispensing/Adjustments and repairs. Adequately take measurements for glasses. Pre-Testing....
6 days ago
MyEyeDr - Minooka, IL (21 miles from Aurora, IL)
Additionally, the Eyewear Consultant fits, measures and adjusts eyeglasses under the direct supervision of an optician or optometrist to exceed the patients' needs and expectations....
6 days ago
National Vision - Aurora, 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....
9 days ago
Shopko Optical - Aurora, IL
Shopko Optical is seeking Opticians to join our team in Aurora, Illinois! On the job training provided....
12 days ago
United States Vision - Joliet, IL (17 miles from Aurora, IL)
Overview U.S. Vision is one of the largest eyewear companies in the United States. We have been engaged in the retail optical business since 1967. We are the second largest independent operator of...
14 days ago

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Aurora, IL

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

$42,074

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Opticians in Aurora, IL offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (30.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.1%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.7%)
  • Vocational or Certification (15.7%)
  • Some College (5.1%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.0%)
  • Master's Degree (3.1%)
  • Some High School (0.8%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Opticians in Aurora, 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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