Optician Jobs in Buffalo Grove, 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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Luxottica Group - Hillside, IL (21 miles from Buffalo Grove, IL)
Requisition ID: 315742 Store # : 002989 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...
2 days ago
America's Best - Gurnee, IL (14 miles from Buffalo Grove, 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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1 day ago America's Best
Shopko Optical - Antioch, IL (20 miles from Buffalo Grove, IL)
Shopko Optical is seeking Opticians to join our new team in Antioch, Illinois On the job training provided. Part-Time and Full-Time opportunities available....
18 hours ago
CVS Health - Evanston, IL (15 miles from Buffalo Grove, IL)
Preferred Qualifications customer serviceretail optical sales Education High School Graduate or equivalent required Business Overview At CVS Health, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people...
13 hours ago
CVS Health - Evanston, IL (15 miles from Buffalo Grove, IL)
Preferred Qualifications customer service retail optical sales Education * High School Graduate or equivalent required Business Overview At CVS Health, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people...
4 days ago
CVS Health - Chicago, IL (23 miles from Buffalo Grove, IL)
Preferred Qualifications customer service retail optical sales Education * High School Graduate or equivalent required Business Overview At CVS Health, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people...
4 days ago
Walmart - Addison, IL (16 miles from Buffalo Grove, 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...
5 days ago
RIP CURL / SD EYES - Chicago, IL (23 miles from Buffalo Grove, IL)
Optical sales experience to independent ECP'S and a strong following is preferable. We offer high commission, a terrific portfolio and the ability to carry other non competitive lines....
5 days ago
America's Best - Vernon Hills, IL (4 miles from Buffalo Grove, 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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6 days ago America's Best
Eye To Eye Careers - Niles, IL 60714, IL (12 miles from Buffalo Grove, IL)
Our Mission: To advocate for eye-care professionals who need help finding placement in the optical industry....
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6 days ago Eye To Eye Careers
Luxottica Group - Schaumburg, IL (11 miles from Buffalo Grove, 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...
6 days ago
Luxottica Group - Arlington Heights, IL (4 miles from Buffalo Grove, IL)
Requisition ID: 312985 Store # : 004657 Target Optical Position: Full-Time Total Rewards: Benefits/Incentive Information At Target Optical, we help people see and look great and have a blast doing...
6 days ago
United States Vision - Riverside, IL (23 miles from Buffalo Grove, 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...
9 days ago
Wal-Mart - Gurnee, IL (14 miles from Buffalo Grove, 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...
11 days ago
THE OPTOMETRISTS PC - Northbrook, IL 60062, IL (6 miles from Buffalo Grove, 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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11 days ago

Demographic Data for Buffalo Grove, IL

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Buffalo Grove, IL

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

$42,074

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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians in Buffalo Grove, 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 Buffalo Grove, 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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