Optician Jobs in Calumet City, 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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Sam's West, Inc. - Homewood, IL (8 miles from Calumet City, IL)
lens orders, identifying and verifying prescription information, completing and maintaining paperwork, forms, and other required documentation, collecting payments for doctor services, and performing...
1 day ago
Clear Vision Optical - Chicago, IL (20 miles from Calumet City, IL)
Outside Sales Consultant - Designer EyewearClearVision Optical is seeking a dynamic outside sales representative. Build your business in partnership with a proven industry leader with a...
14 hours ago
Walmart - Tinley Park, IL (14 miles from Calumet City, 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...
13 hours ago
National Vision - Midlothian, IL (9 miles from Calumet City, IL)
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lens to patients, as permitted by state law....
2 days ago
Walmart - Cicero, IL (18 miles from Calumet City, 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...
13 hours ago
America's Best - Schererville, IN (10 miles from Calumet City, 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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4 days ago
Urban Eyecare - Chicago, IL (21 miles from Calumet City, IL)
Job responsibilities include optical sales, pre-exam testing, phone triage, scheduling patients. contact lens instruction, and vision insurance authorizations and submissions....
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4 days ago
Western Springs, IL (22 miles from Calumet City, IL)
Guide patients into proper frame selection. Dispense and adjust eyeglasses....
7 days ago
Homewood, IL (8 miles from Calumet City, IL)
Guide patients into proper frame selection. Dispense and adjust eyeglasses....
7 days ago
MyEyeDr - Chicago, IL (20 miles from Calumet City, 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....
11 days ago
America's Best - Chicago, IL (20 miles from Calumet City, 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....
12 days ago
Orland Park, IL (14 miles from Calumet City, IL)
Experienced-Optician/Pre-Tester. Applicants will be expected to perform all tasks with little or no help. Knowledge of ExamWriter/OfficeMate would be helpful. This is a fast paced office!...
14 days ago
Walmart - Cicero, IL (18 miles from Calumet City, 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...
18 days ago
MyEyeDr - Crown Point, IN (19 miles from Calumet City, IL)
priorities in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment Ability to multi-task and ensure patient commitments/deadlines are met Proficiency in utilization of automated equipment and systems standard to the optometry...
18 days ago
America's Best - Tinley Park, IL (14 miles from Calumet City, 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....
21 days ago

Demographic Data for Calumet City, IL

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Calumet City, IL

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

$42,074

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Opticians in Calumet City, IL offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (30.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.8%)
  • Vocational or Certification (15.7%)
  • Some College (5.1%)
  • 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 Calumet City, 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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