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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Walmart - Addison, IL (16 miles from Aurora, 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...
2 days ago
Luxottica Group - Schaumburg, IL (18 miles from Aurora, IL)
Requisition ID: 313067 Store # : 002167 Target Optical Position: Part-Time Total Rewards: Benefits/Incentive Information At Target Optical, we help people see and look great and have a blast doing...
3 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 were all abouthelping people see!...
6 days ago
United States 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...
6 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 were all abouthelping people see!...
11 days ago
VisionWorks - Joliet, IL (17 miles from Aurora, IL)
Retail Eyewear Specialist Store 824, WestRetail Field Louis Joliet Mall, Joliet, Illinois, United States of America Req #15865 Tuesday, January 5, 2021 Summary: Sell eyewear products and services...
19 days ago
Luxottica Group - Warrenville, IL (4 miles from Aurora, 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...
20 days ago
Luxottica Group - Lemont, IL (16 miles from Aurora, IL)
Requisition ID: 300484 Store # : 001919 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...
24 days ago
National Vision - Elgin, IL (15 miles from Aurora, IL)
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lenses to customers, if permitted by state law....
45+ days ago
Midwestern University - Downers Grove, IL (12 miles from Aurora, IL)
The optician ideally should have earned an American Board of Opticianry / National Contact Lens Examiners (ABO/NCLE) certification....
45+ days ago
Midwestern University - Downers Grove, IL (12 miles from Aurora, IL)
The Optician should have working knowledge of fitting and dispensing eyewear and contact lenses of varying complexity....
45+ days ago
Shopko Optical - Aurora, IL
Shopko Optical is seeking Opticians to join our new team in Aurora, Illinois! On the job training provided. Part-time and Full-time opportunities available....
45+ days ago
Luxottica Group - Rosemont, IL (23 miles from Aurora, 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

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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 (30.7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.6%)
  • 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 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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