Optician Jobs in Crystal Lake, 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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America's Best - Gurnee, IL (19 miles from Crystal Lake, 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 (17 miles from Crystal Lake, 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....
1 day ago
America's Best - Vernon Hills, IL (17 miles from Crystal Lake, 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....
6 days ago
Luxottica Group - Schaumburg, IL (19 miles from Crystal Lake, 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...
7 days ago
Luxottica Group - Arlington Heights, IL (20 miles from Crystal Lake, 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...
7 days ago
Wal-Mart - Gurnee, IL (19 miles from Crystal Lake, 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...
12 days ago
Shopko Optical - Crystal Lake, IL
Shopko Optical is seeking Opticians to join our new team in Crystal Lake, Illinois! $500 Sign-On Bonus!...
21 days ago
Pearle Vision - Buffalo Grove, IL (19 miles from Crystal Lake, IL)
Job Information Pearle Vision Optician in Buffalo Grove, Illinois GENERAL FUNCTION: Pearle Vision in Buffalo Grove and Gurnee, IL is hiring an Optician to join our team of professionals....
27 days ago
Luxottica Group - Mundelein, IL (13 miles from Crystal Lake, IL)
Requisition ID: 301841 Store # : 002120 Target Optical Position: Full-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...
28 days ago
Pearle Vision - Gurnee, IL (19 miles from Crystal Lake, IL)
Job Information Pearle Vision Optician in Gurnee, Illinois GENERAL FUNCTION: Pearle Vision in Gurnee, and Buffalo Grove IL is hiring an Optician to join our team of professionals....
30+ days ago
National Vision - Elgin, IL (18 miles from Crystal Lake, IL)
Assist with dispensing eyeglasses and contact lenses to customers, if permitted by state law....
45+ days ago

Demographic Data for Crystal Lake, IL

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Salary for Optician Jobs in Crystal Lake, IL

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

$42,074

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Opticians in Crystal Lake, 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 Crystal Lake, 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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