Optician Jobs in Chicago, 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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Clear Vision Optical - Chicago, 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...
4 hours ago
MyEyeDr - Elk Grove Village, IL (18 miles from Chicago, 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
Walmart - Addison, IL (18 miles from Chicago, 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 hours ago
Walmart - Tinley Park, IL (24 miles from Chicago, 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 hours ago
National Vision - Midlothian, IL (18 miles from Chicago, IL)
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lens to patients, as permitted by state law....
1 day ago
Walmart - Cicero, IL (6 miles from Chicago, 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 hours ago
Urban Eyecare - Chicago, 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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3 days ago
MyEyeDr - Des Plaines, IL (15 miles from Chicago, 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....
5 days ago
MyEyeDr - Park Ridge, IL (12 miles from Chicago, 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....
5 days ago
Insperity - Northbrook, IL (17 miles from Chicago, IL)
Our growing practice is expanding and looking to hire a vibrant, compassionate, and professional experienced optician to meet our growing needs.The Mind-Eye Institute is an optometry practice with an...
5 days ago
National Vision - Chicago, IL
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lenses to customers, as permitted by state law. Perform insertion and removal training of contact lenses to customers, as permitted by state law....
6 days ago
U.S. Vision - Niles, IL (11 miles from Chicago, IL)
## OverviewU.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...
6 days ago
Luxottica - Arlington Heights, IL (21 miles from Chicago, IL)
Requisition ID:** 334909**Store #** : 004657 Target Optical**Position:** Part-Time**Total Rewards: Benefits/Incentive Information (At Target Optical, we help people see and look great - and have a...
6 days ago
Pearle Vision - Skokie, IL (9 miles from Chicago, IL)
GENERAL FUNCTION:Pearle?Vision is seeking motivated, self-starters?who are looking for opportunities in the optical field.?The basic function of the Sales Associate is to attract and retain...
6 days ago
Western Springs, IL (14 miles from Chicago, IL)
Guide patients into proper frame selection. Dispense and adjust eyeglasses....
7 days ago

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Chicago, IL

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

$42,074

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Optician positions.

Highest Education Level

Opticians in Chicago, 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 Chicago, 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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